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"No, she is my stepsister."

Translation:ʻAʻole, ʻo ia koʻu kaikuahine kōlea.

September 25, 2019

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

I guess "tita kolea" is not a thing. But "tita" has been used for "sister" in a lot of the exercises and "kolea" i figure is the "step" component, so how come no can?


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

Copular sentences are tricky. How to know whether subject or predicate comes first?


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

'A'ole, 'o ia ko'u tita kōlea - should be accepted. "Kaikuahine" is a sister of a brother, so unless we know that it is a male making this statement, "tita kōlea" should also be allowed as a possibility please.


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

Kākoʻo! I got zapped for the same thing.


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

Why can't it be the other way - 'a'ole, ko'u kaikuahine kōlea 'o ia - ??


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

Is "ʻAʻole, ʻo ia koʻu kaikuahine kōlea." wrong? It got marked wrong when I entered it. If it is wrong, can someone explain why?


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

Trying to figure why ka'u doesn't work...step-people seem more """" class??

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