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"Go to the south side of the park."

Translation:E hele i ka ʻaoʻao hema o ka pāka.

October 15, 2019

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

"i" and ʻma" are interchangeable for the most part... how can you allow ma ka ʻaoʻao in some cases and require i ka ʻaoʻao at your whim... the so-called specialists in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi clearly think it is funny to dupe beginners using i and/or ma and kupuna/tūtū... technically, tūtū should be kūkū for beginners learning the piʻapa and the hakala... shame on you...

October 15, 2019

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

Please help me understand why "E hele ma ka ʻaoʻoa..." is incorrect. Are there some subtleties with i/ma that I do not yet understand?

November 16, 2019
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