Is "huaʻōlelo" made up of "hua"(fruit) and "ʻōlelo" (language)? Or "hua" has other meanings?
~Vir pius sacrificat~
Hua has many meanings. One is "seed". A word is like a seed of the language. Use this Hawaiian dictionary o line: https://hilo.hawaii.edu/wehe/?q=hua
It can mean word too
spell … correctly
"Did you spell this word correctly?"
Did spell correctly you (i) this word?
Ua pela pololei ʻoe i kēia huaʻōlelo?
Why is this sentence a past tense? And, when would we know when DL decides to use past, present, and future tenses?
ua indicates past tense