ᴱQ. ala hui oilimaite “*before the last night”

⚠️ᴱQ. ala hui oilimaitë, “*before the last night”

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The repeated thirteenth, fourteenth and sixteenth phrases (lines 24, 25 and 27) of the intermediate version of the Oilima Markirya poem (PE16/77). The first word is ala³ “before” followed by hui “night” and oilimaite “last”. This phrase corresponds to phrase in the English translations of the poem LA2a-LA2b (PE16/68-9): “before the last night”.

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

ala hui oilimaite = “*before night last”

Conceptual Development: The second word “night” was first written fuin (line 24) or fui (lines 25 and 27).

References ✧ PE16/77

Variations

Elements

ala³ “beyond, after; before” ✧ PE16/77; PE16/77; PE16/77
hui “dark, murk, fog; night, evening” ✧ PE16/77; PE16/77; PE16/77
oilimaite “final, ultimate, last” ✧ PE16/77; PE16/77; PE16/77

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ᴱQ. ala hui oilimaite² “*before the last night”

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ᴱQ. ala hui oilimaite³ “*before the last night”

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