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  5. "ʻEhā ʻaha o ka pila kū nui."

"ʻEhā ʻaha o ka pila nui."

Translation:The upright bass has four strings.

January 12, 2020

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

From my musician friend Līhau who plays upright bass, I learned two other words for this instrument as well:

pakini

pila nui


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

What is the difference between “kaula” and “ʻaha”?


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

They are both words used for "string". In these Duolingo exercises, you can use them interchangeably to refer to the strings of an instrument.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joe841121

Wiola ku nui and wiolina nui , and wiolina ku nui. "elima 'aha o ka pila wiolina nui


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

If you are going to leave messages for the group, please translate them so we don't have to look up what you mean by your comment?

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