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What is the difference between situ and di sana?

August 19, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rick392366

Difference between "sana" & "situ".
"sana" is farther away from the speaker.

The definition according to KBBI :
https://kbbi.web.id/sana

sana 1/sa·na/ pron penunjuk tempat yang jauh (atau dianggap jauh) dari pembicara:

Indicates a location that is far (or considered to be far) from the speaker.

The definition according to KBBI :
https://kbbi.web.id/situ

situ 1/si·tu/ pron (petunjuk) tempat yang tidak jauh dari pembicara:

Indicates a location that is not far from the speaker.

August 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lockers001

Both are acceptable. When learning Cebano these two words were dependent upon distance, situ being nearby but not here, sana being further away. I believe this is also the case with Indo, however, some explanation focus more on situ being a more defined location, sana a general direction, and other explanations focus on situ being informal and sana as formal, but I think that is simple because location is not as clear outside of spoken sentences. Use either.

August 20, 2018
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