"Thirteen"

Translation:He ʻumikūmākolu

June 24, 2019

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

Note: (HE) in front of the numbers from 10 through 99 indicates AMOUNT numbers.


Numbers vs. Amounts (slide 3)

(Grammar Link): https://www.slideshare.net/malama777/helu?qid=e221adf5-445f-484b-afca-7755ae8488e5&v=&b=&from_search=14


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BethKing-M

Can someone help me understand the difference between (pick any value) "kanalimakumākolu" and "kanalimakumamākolu" What is the purpose of the extra "-mā-" between the "kuma" and the value of the ones place?

And what situation would require the extra "-ma-"?


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

They are just two different ways to spell numbers really, with and without the extra "ma". I have been told that using the extra "ma" is more formal. I think both spellings should be accepted for all numbers in the course now, but please let me know if you find one that is not accepted.

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