"Today is Saturday."

Translation:ʻO ka Pōʻaono kēia.

December 11, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/Nico838548

Since when can keia alone be used as today?

December 11, 2018

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The more literal translation is "This is Saturday," and DL has taken the liberty to translate this kind of phrase flexibly as Today is Saturday. DL has done this in several places, but I donʻt think their intent is to redefine Kēia as Today.

December 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Nico838548

Well then they shouldnt mark "this is saturday" as wrong tho..

December 22, 2018

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I totally agree. The dictionary definition of kēia/this does not include "today" as one of the translations.

December 22, 2018
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