"He ʻuala ʻono kēia."

Translation:This is delicious sweet potato.

1/9/2019, 9:51:03 PM

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What is the difference (in Hawaiian) between "this is delicious sweet potato" and "this sweet potato is delicious"?

2/4/2019, 7:23:49 AM

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He 'uala 'ono keia vs 'Ono keia 'uala

2/12/2019, 3:59:06 AM

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Since the sentence is indefinite, could this also be translated as "these are delicious sweet potatoes?"

1/9/2019, 9:51:03 PM

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No. that would be: He mau 'uala 'ono keia. "Mau" is a plural marker used after "he" and "kekahi"

1/10/2019, 12:20:53 AM

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Aaah, that's good to know. Thank you.

1/14/2019, 3:16:43 AM

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You are very welcome!

1/14/2019, 8:14:24 AM

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Couldn't this also be "This delicious sweet potato?" I got it wrong putting that, but other examples seem to work like that with Hē (e.g. Hē lā ūmalumalu -> "A cloudy day")

2/27/2019, 6:03:45 AM

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No. that would be: Keia 'uala 'ono

2/27/2019, 6:32:49 PM
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