ʻAmi Prepositions As Used In Pepeke Henua Locational Sentences
You’ll want to prepare some paper and a pen for this video, because you’ll have ample chance to see how well you do at creating Pepeke Henua (locational sentences) based on the Hawaiian legendary character Kamapuaʻa, while incorporating ʻami-type prepositions which you will learn about in this video.
If you have arrived at this video but do not yet know what a Pepeke Henua is, then you should go to Video 0801V Pepeke Henua Locational Sentences #1 and learn about it first, since it is one of the most basic sentence types in Hawaiian and we will build on it in this video lesson.
How To Use This Lesson
This video will be a half-hour long, so make some time for yourself to study this lesson. Perhaps give yourself an hour one day when the rain is pouring outside your window, or when the house is quiet and devoid of distractions, or even perhaps after sneaking your midnight snack!
You can always break it down into 4, 8, or 12 minute chunks and work on it piece by piece.
Write down the vocabulary words you learn in this video, and add some of your own from the online Hawaiian dictionary, and then spend a half-hour after each time you watch the video making your own sentences. If you want to check to see if you got them right, then either record them in your own voice and email them to me, or write them into an email and send them to me at [s2If is_user_logged_in()]haawina at oleloonline.com[/s2If] (for Members only), or both!
I hope you enjoy this lesson as much as I enjoyed recording it!
The next video to watch is ʻAmi Particles #2: me, i, iā which reinforces this lesson and then adds one more ʻami to your repertiore.
“ʻAʻohe ʻulu loaʻa i ka pōkole o ka lou”
(a traditional wise saying meaning “no breadfruit can be had if the picking stick is too short”)
– kumu Kaliko
- ʻAmi: a very valuable small set of small words
- Used all over Polynesia
- About the name “ʻami”
- Introducing the tail segment of a Pepeke, the “ʻawe”
- Exercises: “i” and “ma” used in Pepeke Henua
- Next Up
Length: 31 minutes
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