whenghohᗙᐣᗋᑋxwenɣohPPCnear, close (time), about to
  

This is the areal object form of the postposition -ghoh. It serves as a complementizer meaning ‟about to” when it is preceded by a verb in the future tense.


(1)
'Awetdzetnizwhenghoh.
nownoonit is near [wh-class object]
It is now near noon.
  


(2)
Datet̲s̲ahwhenghoh'etlhghunus̲jiz̲.
he will dienear [wh-class object]thenoftenhe breathed
When he was about to die his breathing was rapid.
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