na:tes̲dukui            V

they have begun to go by boat

[d-kui < ke₂ «go by boat»]  Perfective Affirmative  Momantaneous

This would be appropriate if the speaker was on the dock as they were setting off.


(1) Kooz na:tes̲dukui. `They have set off homeward.'


Related Words:   Motion


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