Translation:Flowers smell good
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start with the verb "kunuka = to stink", then apply applicative transformation a -> ia to get "kunukia = to smell good".
then because maua is a ji-ma class noun and it is plural and it's the one doing the verb, add the "ya" prefix plus the "na" present tense affix to get "yananukia" = "that plural ji-ma class noun smells good".
details if you click the links here: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/yananukia
i am still trying to understand the generic rules for what the applicative transformation will do to verbs.
Hi TessEwing1, Are there any other subject prefixes for the ji/ma noun class that are different from what has been taught up to this point in the course? And do you know where an explanation for them can be found (because there isn't an explanation for them in the notes of this section).