"ka makua kāne a i ʻole ka makuahine"

Translation:the father or the mother

June 16, 2019

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

Why won't "mother or father" be accepted as well?

June 16, 2019

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

because of the definite article "ka" which means "the". "mother or father" would be "makua kāne a i 'ole makuahine"

June 18, 2019
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