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"ʻAʻole au makemake i ke kipi, e waiho."

Translation:I do not want chips, you can leave them.

June 1, 2019

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

(YouTube link) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8k_9WFpVXE

Hawaii Grown, Hawaii Made: The Hawaiian Chip Company (link above)


(link) http://wehewehe.org/gsdl2.85/cgi-bin/hdict?e=q-11000-00---off-0hdict--00-1----0-10-0---0---0direct-10-ED--4-------0-1lpm--11-en-Zz-1---Zz-1-home-waiho--00-3-1-00-0--4----0-0-11-00-0utfZz-8-00&a=d&d=D20617

waiho

nvt. To leave, lay or put down, place before, present, refer, submit, place in nomination, file, deposit,

set aside, exclude, evacuate, abdicate, desist, cease, stop, omit, ...

I do not want chips, set (them) aside.

I donʻt want chips, omit (them).

I donʻt want chips, leave (them out).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KarinLynn1

OK, THAT makes sense (leave them out, as in don't include them), but the given translation ("you can leave (it)") makes NO sense at all to me.


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

I don't understand. Why would I ask for something I don't want to be left - instead of taken away?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elizabeth676324

Oh, I get it now. I was definitely confused at the beginning. I think Duo should word this differently and provide other definitions for "waiho" and "e waiho"

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