"Aia ka wai ma ka lumi kuke."

Translation:The water is in the kitchen.

May 3, 2019

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

Aia ka is often translated as there is, so Aia ka wai ma ka lumi kuke should accept "There is water in the kitchen" as a proper translation.


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

Probably, but this isn't the proper place to report that. Did you use the report flag.


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

Example of "aia ka" "there is"? I can't think of one.


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

Wai. Related to Malay "air"


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

But how would you say "There is (some) water in the kitchen." Presumably "Aia wai" with no marker on "wai" wouldn't do.


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

I imagine the same sentence serves both purposes and context would likely make it clear.


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

Thanks. I'll Report next time.

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