Answers to Writing Practice
Directions: The following English words are pronounced differently from how they
are written. Say each word out loud and listen carefully to the individual
sounds. Then, record how these sounds would be written in the Hawaiian language.
Answers may vary if your dialect does not resemble General American English.
|1. who ("hoo")||=||hu|
|2. holly ("hah lee")||=||hali|
|3. achy ("ay kee")||=||eiki|
|4. wily ("wai lee")||=||waili or uaili|
|5. anyway ("eh nee way")||=||eniwei or eniuei|
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