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"Kanaiwakūmamāiwa keneka"

Translation:Ninety-nine cents

February 3, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Keniko1

Whats the structure of... Uhh, hawaiian 99? I have no idea how that word is formed, which makes it hard to remember. If its made of something like 'nine tens nine ones' that would make it easier lol


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

My guess is kan-aiwa(9)-kumam-aiwa(9)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KarinLynn1

I think more like kana (10s) iwa (9) kūmā ("Prefix to numbers as ʻumi kūmākahi, ʻumi kūmālua, iwakālua kūmākahi, kanakolu kūmālua, etc. See Gram. 10.3 and kumamā-.") ma (?) Iwa (9)

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