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"He wants the book at 3:00 pm."

Translation:Makemake ʻo ia i ka puke i ka hola ʻekolu o ke awakea.

December 27, 2018

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DABurnside

I would have thought that 3:00 p.m. was not awakea (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) but rather ʻauinalā (2 p.m. - 6 p.m.)? This is according to one text I use.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamOhuGon

3:00pm being past the "noonish" hours of 10 to 2, ʻauinalā should be the primary correct answer, rather than awakea.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mak511906

DL, just a few questions ago, corrected my use of "ʻekolu o ke awakea" to "ʻekolu o ke auinalā." So is this distinction completely arbitrary?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikalaIchi

This really doesn't make sense. Awakea is noon or to become noon where auinala is afternoon. 3pm is NOT noon.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamOhuGon

awakea is "noon or midday" and typically is described as roughly 10am to 2pm. after ʻawakea is ʻauinalā. I would suggest that 3pm be consistently referred to as ʻauinalā, rather than awakea.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KahikinaDA

Can't see the question stem!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rabelon

I answered with 'auinalā and was marked correct. This is as it should be. Otherwise, if 3:00 is awakea, then 'auinalā starts at 4:00. 'Auinalā would be one hour long, from 4-5 p.m. because DL is defining ahiahi to start at 5:00 p.m.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidDeLan394537

Which is it? 'auinalā or awakea? Your lessons use both. Pick one and stick with it or allow either for 3:00pm.

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