Rou Soulatlouy - Lu'ghi! (go!)

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Lu’ghi! [DP-kt]
Go!
1. Hashgou, lughiyit! [EB-gr]
All right, go! / Well then, go!
2. Shou hinarr lughiyit! [EB-gr]
Let’s go!
3. Gou lughigh! [EB-gr]
Go back! / Go home!
4. Shvi lughigh! [EB-gr]
Go on foot! (idiom, lit. “go for no reason”)
5. Yil gou lugh. [JS-gr]
I go/went back. / I go/went home.
6. Shuwa gitga gase lughiyu’m? [JJ-gr]
When are you going to go?
7. Gitga (wugilh) gou lugh. [DP-kt, JS-gr]
I’m going to go back/go home (now).
8. Kouna’n bou’wurr, gitga gurra lughi’. [??-jc]
If it rains tonight, I won’t go.
9. Gitga ka gou lughi’. [DP-kt]
You’re not going to go back/go home
10. Hi lughilh. [JJ-gr]
S/he went. (= S/he left.)
11. Hi lughilh wulh. [JJ-gr]
S/he kept on going.
12. Ga lhawi lughilh. [JJ-gr]
S/he doesn’t/didn’t go far.
13. Malhuk hi lughilh. [JJ-gr]
The salmon left (“went up”, i.e. upriver to spawn)
14. Da gou lughilh. [DP-kt]
S/he’s going back/going home.
15. Hi gou lughilh ga. [JJ-gr]
S/he must go back/go home.

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