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"her teacher"

Translation:ke kumu āna

June 2, 2019



Why āna instead of ona? Did I choose the teacher, āna, or was the teacher assigned to a class thay I am taking, ona?


My understanding is that "o" nouns are ones that you are born with (parents, grandparents, etc.) and "a" nouns are the ones that you acquire (children, teachers, etc.) regardless of whether they were chosen or not. Other "o" nouns include things you can wear (clothes, shoes) and things you can be in (house, room, car), on (chair), or under (blanket).


kana wasn't an option

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