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"Makemake ʻoe e hoʻoikaika kino i ka ʻauinalā?"

Translation:Do you want to work out in the afternoon?

March 18, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mak511906

Okay here's a question that I've been thinking about for quite a while now: In Hawaiian, "makemake" can mean both "like" and "want." So when a question is "Makemake ʻoe i ka...?" why is only "Do you want..." accepted, but the more polite "Would you like...?" is counted as wrong?


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

Makemake ʻoe e hoʻoikaika kino i ka ʻauinalā? = Do you want to work out in the afternoon?

(One possible answer) ʻAe, makemake au e hoʻoikaika kino i ka hola ʻehā. =Yes, I want to work out at 4:00.

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