"E wehe i ka puka aniani."
Translation:Open the window.
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hi, i'm not a native or fluent speaker, but i am guessing it is one of those words that have 2 (or more) meanings but you can't use them in every situation. for example take off and remove have basically the same meaning, but we don't really say "remove your clothes", we say "take your clothes off", just like we wouldn't say "take the toys off the floor" instead we say "pick them up" or maybe "remove the toys". i hope i am being clear :)
can anyone help me determine the meaning/function of "i" in this type of sentence? i know it doesn't mean "in, on, at" here, and the hints say it means "with, because", but it doesn't suit the sentence in English, grammatically at least. So, is it there because the sentence is a command, or is it something specifically Hawaiian? thanks in advance :)