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"ʻElima makahiki o kēia kaikamahine."

Translation:This girl is five years old.

May 25, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JSewell1

So a literal translation might be "This girl has five years"? Or even more literally "Five years of this girl"?


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

'Ae/Yes. Many languages use "have" for age. English gets this "years old" thing straight from German.

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