ki'u ma BAI* cmavo-compound

sumti question asking for a rational explanation/justification; why?.

On affix form:

x1 (event/state) is a reason/justification/explanation for/causing/permitting x2 (event/state).

In definition:

mau'a (exp!)
shortening of {lo du'u ma kau *bridi*}, with {ce'u} bound to {ma kau}

In notes:

ja'onai (comp!)
discursive/evidential: after all...
ki'au (exp!)
evidential: I reason - I think impulsively.
ko'au (exp!)
kosmu modal, 1st place with purpose...
convert a grammatical quotation to a tanru unit; x1 expresses/says the quoted text for audience x2 via expressive medium x3.