"He wahine ʻo Kaʻiulani."

Translation:Kaʻiulani is a woman.

March 26, 2019

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What is 'o meaning?


There is not a particle like it in English, so there is no way to translate it into English. It is required in front of proper nouns (names of people and places). Though it's a little confusing for English speakers at first, it is also helpful, because you know you don't have to look up the word since it is just a name. It is also required in front of the pronoun ia ("he/she/it").

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