"Go down."

Translation:E iho i lalo.

April 6, 2019



Why is E iho "ma" lalo incorrect?

April 6, 2019


Most likely because you're "going" down. While i can be used for both being located in a place or motion towards a place, ma can only be used for being located in a place and never for motion towards a place. I don't know if there may be other reasons, but since this sentence is about "going" down, that is enough to disqualify the ma preposition.

April 6, 2019
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