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"Keoki's birthday is on which day?"

Translation:Aia ka lā hānau o Keoki ma ka lā ʻehia?

July 6, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Iga561457

How about "aia ko keoki lā hānau ma ka lā 'ehia" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hawaiian-German

I had the same and think it is also correct


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oceanic2

"'O ka lā 'ehia ka lā hānau o Keoki?" can or no can?


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

That’s what I came up with too


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

I think they're going for a more literal translation on this one, maybe?

That sentence is "which day is Keokiʻs birthday?" whereas the answer they want is more directly "Keokiʻs birthday is on which day?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KarinLynn1

I also tried that one and got it wrong, but am going to mark as "should be right" and see if we get an answer??


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

Why does the sentence start with - Aia?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jessi784299

I think because it places it in time. Like, "It is the birthday of Keoki on which day?"


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

Pepeke Henua, (heʻe = octopus)

(Poʻo) ...................... (Piko) .............................. (ʻAwe)

(HEAD) .................. (CENTER) ...................... (TENTACLES)

AiA ....................... (who/what) ..................... i/ma /me (when/where)

Aia.....................ka lā hānau o Keoki.............ma ka lā ʻehia?

Stay...................the birthday of Keoki..........on which day?

= Keoki's birthday is on which day?

(Grammar Link): https://www.slideshare.net/malama777/pepeke-henua

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