"No hea kou ʻanakē?"

Translation:Where is your aunty from?

February 25, 2019

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Does 'anakē always mean aunty or can it mean aunt too?

February 25, 2019

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It is a word borrowed from English into Hawaiian. It comes from the English word "aunty" so the course creators seem to favor that. However, I always type "aunt" in my translations and Duolingo always accepts that as an alternate translation.

March 1, 2019
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