"ko Ľu hoa"

Translation:my friend

June 17, 2019

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BarbaraLea954887

Why is this ko'u instead of ka'u when the choice of friendship is mine? Is ka'u only for children and grandchildren, etc

June 17, 2019

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

Interesting that friends are o but spouses are a. The only word for friend that is a instead of o is aikane.

July 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Abelon5

Sort of funny, right? hoaloha is an O-Class noun, so I guess the shorter, less-intimate version hoa is also an O-Class.

July 29, 2019
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