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"What day is your birthday?"

Translation:ʻO ka Pōʻahia kou lā hānau?

March 11, 2019

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

Day

ʻO ka Pōʻahia kou lā hānau? = What day (of the week) is your birthday?

(one answer) ʻO ka Pōʻalua koʻu lā hānau. = My birthday is Tuesday.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/19RwHS03

Would anyone know why '''Aia ma ka lā 'ehia kou lā hānau?' as in the translation which DL gives for 'Aia ma ka lā 'ehia ka pā'ani põpeku?' -on which day is the football game? is not accepted?


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

I do not quite understand the question, but I translate what you wrote as:

DATE

Aia ma ka lā ʻehia kou lā hānau? - What date is your birthday on? Or What day of the month is your birthday on?

Aia ma ka lā ʻehia ka pāʻani pōpeku? - What date is the football game on? Or What day of the month is the football game on?


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

This "day/date" distinction is very difficult. Usually when one asks about a birthday, one expects a day of the month answer. But actually, one would probably say "When," not "What day." I thought I had learned my lesson with "What day is the holiday," but it turns out they wanted ka lā 'ehia!


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

Aia ma ka pōʻahia kou lā hānau? Was accepted. I dunno sometimes, date and day seem to confuse me in some DL lessons, here's an example O ka lā ʻehia o Ianuali ka lā hōʻike? Which day of January is the show date? Maybe l wrote it wrong but I wanna say that is what DL wrote?

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