"Let's cook in the kitchen."

Translation:E kuke kākou ma ka lumi kuke.

March 20, 2019



when is kakou used and when is kaua used?

March 20, 2019


Kāua refers to two people "we" (the speaker and the listener). Kākou refers to more than two people "we" (the speaker, the listener, and at least one other person - sometimes it gets translated as "everyone" and sometimes as "we").

So you can start to see the patterns:
māua is two people "we" (me and someone else, but not you)
mākou is more than two people "we" (me and others, but not you)
'olua is two people "you" (but not me)
'oukou is more than two people "you" (but not me)
lāua is two people "they" (neither me nor you)
lākou is more than two people "they" (neither me nor you)

March 20, 2019


I was sure I got marked wrong recently for "E kuke" instead of "E ho'oma'e"? Now it doesn't like that.

March 24, 2019
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