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"He pōloli."

Translation:Hunger.

June 1, 2019

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

Wouldn't a sentence be something more like "I'm hungry" or "Are you hungry"? I'm not sure I understand how this is a sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KiUlv
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It's not a sentence. It's just a fragment. It seems the Hawaiian Duolingo program likes its fragments. It did it earlier in these lessons with things like "a medium soda" or other non-sentences.


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

The period at the end of the sentence is what threw me.

Also the "he". A hunger? Guess itʻs a new construction.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/7jeny3

I wonder why hovering over "he" gives you "is/am." Seems this means "am/is hungry." I don't know if Hawaiian assumes the "I," but based off of my beginner's Japanese, it looks like "I am hungry."

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