whelgai    ᗙᑊᗴᐉ    xwelgai    V

he ran off, he set off running

  

[l-gai < gaih₁ «run-12»]  Perfective Affirmative  Momentaneous

Examples


(1) Dune whelgai. `The man ran off.'

  

(2)
Sliktintohts'isch'awhelgai.
my dogforesttofrom mehe ran off
My dog ran away from me into the woods.

(3)
'Unwhelgai.
over therehe ran off
He ran that way.

Related Words:   Motion


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