L E P/Time
is past & future associated w space? behind & ahead as in English, ahead and behind as in Aymara, or maybe above and below, tied in w Eywa?
already, by this time, by then (A)
- She already knows this.
- The sky people will be gone by then.
- In some languages the already word shades into right now or just that moment, too.
forever, evermore (B)
- Distinct from frakrr --- ne frakrr, mì frakrr (like Homeric ἐς αἰεί, "into forever")
for (span of time) (A)
- He was king for a day
- what is the best way to express "during"? <er> + a krr?
in the past (experience) (B)
- I used to do X in the past, but that's behind me now
it's about time (A)
- expressiong indicating that the speaker has waited for and expected something to happen, and has grown impatient about it
- The sky people arrived early!
- A different sense for "when the day is starting" vs. "too soon"?
- He was late for his own dream hunt.
- there's "evening" on K. Pawl's list, but no morning
since, ago, for (A)
- I have wanted to learn Na'vi since I first heard it spoken.
- I have wanted to master Na'vi for awhile(or some unit of time) now.
- Almost three months ago I saw avatar for the first time.