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"He kīʻaha kope nui kēlā."

Translation:That is a large cup of coffee.

January 26, 2019

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

I answered the same "That is a large coffee cup" "That is a large cup of coffee" would be "He kīʻaha nui o kope kēia" I think......


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeraldMath4

Having been caught by something similar in the past, I changed "A large cup of coffee" to "A large coffee cup," then got told my first answer was another correct one. But the English is different. A coffee cup can be empty, a cup of coffee cannot.


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

I agree that "He kī‘aha nui o hope kēiā" translates to "That is a large cup of coffee"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kamakea1

That is a word for word translation but different languages don't always map into each other on a word for word basis.


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

The adjectives have an order? or it could be: "He kīʻaha nui kope kēlā"?

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