"The party is today."

Translation:Aia ka pāʻina i kēia lā.

January 26, 2019

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Naleilehua

Shouldn't it be "pā'ani"? I can't find "pā'ina" in the Hawaiian dictionary. Mahalo.

March 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/BarbaraLea954887

Thank you for asking the question. I found pā'ina in the wehewehe.org dictionary listed as small dinner parties. Whew.

March 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/GeraldMath4

"Pā'ina" is what they always have in the section with photos of large gatherings in Midweek. And it's in the first two dictionaries I checked, but to my surprise, as "small party with dinner"! Later when asked to translate "He pā'ina nui kēlā" to English I wrote "That is a big small dinner party!" For some reason, it was not accepted. :-)

April 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/BarbaraLea954887

Interesting. DL accepted the answer I typed when there was a spelling error. However, if I spelled the word correctly, I found the answer was not accepted.

ani was rejected. Pāana was accepted, but marked as a spelling error.

Interesting.

January 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/GeraldMath4

I started to write the correct answer, but remembered (I thought) just in time to change it to "'O kēia lā ka pāʻina." Not "Another correct answer"?

April 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Naleilehua

From the Hawaiian dictionary definition for "party":

  1. Festivity. Hoʻolauleʻa (large); pāʻina (dinner or supper), ʻaha inu (drinking).

Pāʻina is in there, you have to use their provided diacritical marks, though.

April 16, 2019
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