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"Eggs had boiled"

Translation:Mayai yalikuwa yamechemka

September 27, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TessEwing1

Why isn't it yamechemshwa?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TessEwing1

Okay, I see it is stative rather than passive because there is no agent. However, I still don't get why the "sh" is dropped from -chemsha


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

the suffix '-wa' is for passive voice; 'mayai yalikuwa yamechemshwa' - 'the eggs had been boiled (by someone)'

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