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  5. "E hoʻopili mai i kēia kani."

"E hoʻopili mai i kēia kani."

Translation:Imitate this sound.

December 15, 2019




2 Towards a person, place or thing speaking, and repeated after the noun when the motion is towards the person speaking; otherwise aku or ae is used; as, mai Kauai mai, from Kauai (here) this way; mai Honolulu aku a i Kailua, from Honolulu onward to Kailua.

(link): https://manomano.io/definition/23250


Yes, but why is it here? Duolingo translates this sentence as "Imitate this sound." There's no indication of anything having to do with the speaker.

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