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  5. "E paʻa kēnā waha."

"E paʻa kēnā waha."

Translation:Be quiet.

October 27, 2019

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jlpearce06

I typed close the mouth & it was counted incorrect, bummer. (9/2020)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Puanani51

Shut that mouth sounds rude to me...worse than kulikuli. What is the polite or kind way to ask a person (or a class) to be quiet?


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

I saw this answered in another lesson as "hāmau"


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

Hā mau. "Take a forever breath."

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