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"The ʻukulele has four strings."

Translation:ʻEhā ʻaha o ka ʻukulele.

July 11, 2019

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

Two words ate used dor string? Csn someone supply the rules of wherrdn to use 'aha?


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

'aha is specifically an instrument string. Kaula is more of a general word.


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

It looks like DL is using kaula for sentences involving an individual string. They are using 'aha in sentences involving a set of strings, or more than one string.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dorka531071

Could anyone explain why it's not: "He 'ehā 'aha o ka 'ukulele"?


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

ʻEhā is an "amount" number (how many?) in this sentence, and "he" is generally used with the amount numbers 10-99 only.

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