"He lānui ka Pōʻaono."

Translation:Saturday is a holiday.

May 31, 2019

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mak511906

Okay I said "The holiday is Saturday." so, what's the difference? Saturday is a holiday or the holiday is Saturday. Seems the same to me. Or am I thinking too mathematically?

May 31, 2019

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

"He" means, "a", so you would have to say, "A holiday is Saturday," which is a very odd way to say it in English.

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mak511906

Mahalo nui for that hint! I'll try to think in those terms from now on! Would it sound correct in English? Hadn't thought of using that criterion for a Hawaiian lesson.

June 4, 2019
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