olomi (olom-)

preverb
(motion, extension, orientation) away, facing away; (time) into or toward the future, progressing, continuing on; (elomi ... olomi ...) the more ... the more ...
Verb Stem : -olomi (-olom-)
Changed Verb Stem : elomi (elom-)

Example Sentences :

Passamaquoddy-Maliseet English Phrase
Elomikotok. As the year goes on. As the years go by.
Elomi-te wisokolamsok olomatqin. As the wind blows harder the waves get bigger.
Olomi-qasku. S/he runs away.
Olomessu. It goes away quickly.
Elomi-te muskuwatewestaq, olomi-te-na aqami-nokhoma. The more he talks angrily the more he stutters.
Kis 'kekiw ntotoli-puskolaqosomon yut muwinewi-psuhun. Komac wot sakoli-psuhune: elomi-te puskolaqosom, olomi-sakolapske. I've been all day parboiling this bear heart. He's very hard-hearted: the more I parboil it, the tougher it gets.
Olomuhse. ... Olomihkawotuwok. ... Olomapasuwok. S/he walks away. ... They (two) walk away. ... They (more than two) walk away.
Notes :

(compare mace, poli, qasi)

Keywords :

Audio Recordings :

Audio Recording Type of Recording Authored by
word Alberta
example Alberta
word Dolly
example Dolly