"Makemake ʻo ia i ka hala kahiki."

Translation:She likes pineapple.

September 29, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/derrick.gu

How is this different from "he wants a pineapple?"

September 29, 2019

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

Because the "ka" determiner can either indicate the general case ("he likes pineapple") or the definite case ("he likes the pineapple"), but can't be used to indicate the indefinite case ("he likes a pineapple"). If you entered that sentence and were marked wrong, it was more likely because of "a" than "he" or "wants".

September 30, 2019
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