0603V The Kaʻi Determiners #3: Kekahi

Aloha ʻoukou! This is the third in the set of videos about the kaʻi (articles which precede content words such as nouns, verbs, and adjectives). This video is 14 minutes long and will teach you the kaʻi "kekahi" (meaning "a" or "another"). There are only two new vocabulary words in this video (ʻae and ʻaʻole meaning yes and no), and there is a fun "shopping" game at the end to help you remember the use of the word kekahi.

Level Check

If you have arrived here without first seeing the two preceeding videos, we invite you to go and see 0601V The Kaʻi Determiners #1: He and 0602V The Kaʻi Determiners #2: Ka, Ke before you begin this lesson. It will help to have that foundation set ahead of time.

Lesson Text PDF

Members may also wish to use the Grammar Lesson PDF GL0603 to supplement the video.

Next Steps

After you are done watching the video, you will be able to move on to the next one: 0604V Memeʻa Content Words. You will learn about a new class of words which include the equivalents of common nouns, adjectives, and verbs in English. But do not fear: we will not be having any deep English language lessons here, and you don't even have to know what an adjective is in English to understand the coming lesson! Maikaʻi!

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