"Hele au i ke kūʻai hele."

Translation:I go shopping.

December 31, 2018

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"Hele" means to travel. "Ku'ai hele" is the act of shopping.

"Hele au i ke ku'ai hele," I travel for shopping.

"Ke hele nei au i ke ku'ai hele," I am travelling for shopping.

"E hele ana au i ke ku'ai hele," I will be travelling for shopping.

Substituting "hele" for "go" seems to clutter things up in translation. The principle action in this sentence is travelling. The object is shopping.

February 4, 2019
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