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  5. "ʻO ia ka hoa paio i kēia lā."

"ʻO ia ka hoa paio i kēia lā."

Translation:He is the opponent today.

November 21, 2019



Would it still translate exactly if the subject and object were reversed?

November 21, 2019


yes but with different emphasis; in English emphasis is usually added by tonal inflection when speaking. In Hawaiian, you can do this with sentence structure as well.

November 21, 2019
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