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"Kaʻiulani is the younger sister of Malia."

Translation:ʻO Kaʻiulani ke kaikaina o Malia.

November 24, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elise356530

Is " ʻO ke kaikaina o Malia ʻo Kaʻiulani" right? What did I do wrong? I thougt Pepeke Aike 'O was reversible


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ctxkh1Me

From what I've read, I think it should be valid, but would be very unusual in practice? Proper names usually come first in equational sentences to avoid the extra ʻo: https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/29191730?comment_id=38805763

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