ᴱQ. hui oilima man kiluva “Who shall see the last evening?”

⚠️ᴱQ. hui oilima man ciluva “Who shall see the last evening?”

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The thirty fifth line of the Oilima Markirya poem (MC/214). The first word is the noun hui “evening” followed by the adjective oilima “last”. This serves as the object for the second half of the phrase, with the subject man “who” and the future tense of the verb kili- “to see”.

Decomposition: Broken into its constituent elements, this phrase would be:

hui oilima man kil-uva = “*evening last who see-(future)”

Reference ✧ MC/214 ✧ “Who shall see the last evening?”


hui “dark, murk, fog; night, evening” ✧ MC/214
oilima “last” ✧ MC/214
man “who” ✧ MC/214
kili- “to see, heed” future ✧ MC/214 (kiluva)

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