aluwi (aluw-)

unsuccessfully, failing in the attempt, in vain
Verb Stem : -aluwi (-aluw-)

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
'Ci-aluwihkawotuwok yut. They cannot get into this place (to see someone, because door is locked; more literally, they walked there in vain; DAF).
Aluwi-ehqi-wtome. S/he can't stop smoking.
'Taluwi-ptokhomon eli-ptokekok on 'pasitamin awtik. He couldn't make the curve and went off the road.
'Taluwi-natsakiyal muhsumsol welaqik Ena. Last night Anna tried in vain to go see her grandfather.
Ntaluwi-ksaha nahaht nikonuk. I couldn't get into my house a while ago.
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