"The farmer is handsome."

Translation:Uʻi ka mahiʻai.

May 20, 2019

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

Technically the same as Ka Uʻi Mahiʻai

May 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jessi784299

The "Uʻi" at the front of "Uʻi ka mahiʻai" equates to "[to be] handsome," making "Uʻi ka mahiʻai" a complete statement, "The farmer is handsome," rather than just saying "the handsome farmer." I think the handsome farmer would be: "ka mahiʻai uʻi," where "uʻi" is a modifier and follows the thing it's describing.

May 20, 2019
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