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"Yes, I will have mayonnaise please."

Translation:ʻAe, i meoneki naʻu ke ʻoluʻolu.

June 12, 2019

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

Isn't a better English translation "Yes, mayonnaise for me please"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eliza727459

That would explain the "i" usage here for me. Thanks!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Graeme721848

Sorry Eliza~ I don’t understand how the i is explained.


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

Why is " i " used?


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

Object marker.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Graeme721848

Yes but would ke meoneki be ok?


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

Why no ka? (I KA meoneki)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RebeccaEst77953

why does there have to be ke for 'olu'olu? wouldn't that be the please?


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

Even more interesting, why is it ke and not ka?
Ke 'olu'olu is actually the whole phrase for "please." It more or less translates to "nicely" or "pleasantly."

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