"He kanauika? Moni ka hāʻae!"

Translation:A sandwich? My mouth is watering!

June 7, 2019

3 Comments


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

(link) https://manomano.io/definition/26055

Moni ka hāʻae, to water at the mouth, drool; Lit. swallow the saliva.

June 7, 2019

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

Where is the consistency?
When it stands alone, "Moni ka hāʻae!" requires "THE mouth waters" But in this example, the only accepted translation is ...MY mouth waters.

July 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Melanie194949

I wondered the same thing- why does it change in the new context? Why is 'The mouth waters' wrong?

August 1, 2019
Learn Hawaiian in just 5 minutes a day. For free.