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"ʻO Malia ke kaikoʻeke o koʻu tita, ʻo ia ke kaikuahine o kāna kāne."

Translation:Malia is the sister-in-law of my sister. She is the sister of her husband.

July 6, 2019

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

These relationships are definitely challenging to describe.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jules730827

"she is the sister of her husband".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob746503

Sister of her husband sounds incestuous. Clearly Malia is the intended antecedent, but my sister is closer to "her husband."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mr.Kainoa

Two sentences in English, but one in Hawaiian? Confusing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeraldMath4

I can't see anything wrong with "Malia is the sister-in-law of my sister; she is her husband's sister."


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

I am thinking too hard about the meaning of this relationship.

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