"Hauʻoli kēlā kāne Hawaiʻi."

Translation:That Hawaiian man is happy.

December 29, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KYG1D1

Could it also translate to: "That man is a happy Hawaiian", or for learning Olelo Hawai'i, (sorry no Hawaiian keyboard) should it be more specific for the word order? Would my sentence be structured in a different way if it was translated?


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

My answer "That is a happy Hawaiian man" was also wrong, I think we just have to memorize the specific way Duolingo wants us to write it. Wish they would explain things a bit better or at least tell us how to structure the English translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KYG1D1

You're right (memorize the word order)... literally "Happy-that-man-hawai'i" becomes: that-hawaii-man-(is)happy.

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