"This sandwich is so tasty!"
Translation:Hū ka ʻono o kēia kanauika!
Hey BethKing-M! I think you nailed the concept. I think 'ono is really closer to "deliciousness" than "tasty." I'm seeing that some of these "how could I guess" prompts are on purpose, to challenge and hone our understanding of a given word or concept. Hang in there. I appreciate your comments!
[PE] 1 nvi To rise or swell, as yeast or souring poi; to ferment, leaven, overflow, percolate, effervesce, boil over; to surge or rise to the surface, as emotion; to gush forth; rising, swelling, outburst. Cf. huaʻi. Perena hū ʻole, unleavened bread. Hū ka ʻaka, to burst into laughter, guffaw. Hū ka pele, to pour forth lava, erupt. Inā hū aku kou ʻuhane i ka po ʻe pōloli, if your soul has compassion for the hungry people. Hū mai ke aloha no ka ʻāina, love for the homeland swells forth. He hū wale mehe wai lā, unstable as water. hoʻohū To leaven, cause to rise, inflate, swell, overflow; yeast, baking powder.
Delicious, tasty, savory; to relish, crave; deliciousness, flavor, savor.
The deliciousness of this sandwich overflows!
(duolingo) This sandwhich is so tasty! = Hū ka ʻono o kēia kanauika!
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