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  5. "ʻO kona kula ka hoa paio."

"ʻO kona kula ka hoa paio."

Translation:Her school is the opponent.

July 7, 2019



(link) https://manomano.io/definition/6221)

hoa paio

[PE] 1 Opponent, antagonist, adversary, enemy, rival.

[MK] 1 n Opponent, as in a sporting event. ʻO Punahou ka hoa paio o Kamehameha i kēia hoʻokūkū nei. Punahou is the opponent of Kamehameha in this game.

[LA] 1 n Hoa, companion, and paio, to contend.

An antagonist; a fellow wrestler or fellow fighter.


Why 'O instead of He?

Is it because of the possessive?

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