10.27. Summary of tense selma'o

PU

temporal direction

pu

past

ca

present

ba

future

ZI

temporal distance

zi

short

za

medium

zu

long

ZEhA

temporal interval

ze'i

short

ze'a

medium

ze'u

long

ze'e

infinite

ROI

objective quantified tense flag

noroi

never

paroi

once

[N]roi

[N] times

roroi

always

pare'u

the first time

rere'u

the second time

[N]re'u

the [N]th time

TAhE

subjective quantified tense

di'i

regularly

na'o

typically

ru'i

continuously

ta'e

habitually

ZAhO

event contours

see Section 10.1

FAhA

spatial direction

see Section 10.1

VA

spatial distance

vi

short

va

medium

vu

long

VEhA

spatial interval

ve'i

short

ve'a

medium

ve'u

long

ve'e

infinite

VIhA

spatial dimensionality

vi'i

line

vi'a

plane

vi'u

space

vi'e

space-time

FEhE

spatial interval modifier flag

fe'enoroi

nowhere

fe'eroroi

everywhere

fe'eba'o

beyond

etc.

MOhI

spatial movement flag

mo'i

motion

see Section 10.1

KI

set or reset sticky tense

tense+ki

set

ki alone

reset

CUhE

tense question, reference point

cu'e

asks for a tense or aspect

nau

use speaker's reference point

JAI

tense conversion

jaica

the time of

jaivi

the place of

etc.