"Class is at 1:00 pm."

Translation:Aia ka papa i ka hola ʻekahi o ke awakea.

January 24, 2019

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Why awakea and not 'auinalā?


The short answer is that Hawaiian breaks up the day into blocks of hours as opposed to slightly nebulous "morning" "afternoon" and "evening/night". Ka awakea pertains to those midday hours, ka auinala more to what we might express as later afternoon hours ( after 2:00)


Aia ka papa i ka hola ʻehia? = What time is the class at?

Aia ka papa i ka hola ʻekahi o ke awakea. = Class is at 1:00 pm.


Still no idea on when to use I vs O. About had it with this course.


How exactly does the o in the given translation: "Aia ka papa i ka hola 'ekahi o ke awakea" translate to "of" as it is explained in the weather skill? I feel like the tips & notes are really lacking in information. There are under ten skills with tips and most of them consist of just one ambiguous paragraph. I feel like most people who find Hawaiian through Duolingo will just give up because of the lack of information given compared to other courses across DL.


I wonder, why 'he papa' is not accepted, while there is no 'the' in this question?


What's the rule on using the okina before o? I noticed it is lacking here.

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