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Why so few Greetings?

I am in the 4rth level of the greetings skill and it still teaches the same words all over again. As the skills advance, there is a bigger number of exercises, so at level 4 instead of learning more greetings, all I get are the same and same words repeated all over and over again and again. In other courses I found more greetings for good morning, afternoon, evening etc. aloha kakahiaka, awakea, auinala, ahiahi etc etc. Instead of these, the lesson is obsessed on teaching us aloha kaua, maua, kakou, all over again as if this is the only greeting in the language.

May 17, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/M3ry4Nn

Olelo Hawaii is an endangered language and is still going through beta as far I know and believe. If you wish to learn more than duolingo provides, I suggest searching kulaiwi on youtube.


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

Yes I already have looked and other resources. Thats how I learned there are many other greetings, instead of aloha kaua, aloha kakou, aloha e keoki, aloha e kaleo, aloha kaua, aloha kakou all over again.

My frustration is that as you gain level, more new greetings should be unlocked and taught. Not the same 3-4 ones again and again


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/M3ry4Nn

OHHH. me too, I hate the repetitiveness. Not many incubators around to help with development...On a more optimistic side. think of it as absorbing the aloha. lol.


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

Actually it's a way to absorb the differences between kaua and kakou... but then again it's supposed to teach us the Hawaiian greetings, not the pronouns.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/M3ry4Nn

What do you think aloha is? xD

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