Non-simultaneous action that precedes the action of the main clause uses the changed subjunctive conjunct mode.
The preverb –éenda ‘when’ is often used to introduce these types of sub-phrases.
This variety of ‘when’ has the meaning of ‘’at the time when’ or ‘’back when’ or ‘after that …’
VIIs in the changed subjunctive conjunct mode use initial change and add (-e) after conjunct suffixes (-k) or the negative (-kw). When using éenda– the initial change is affects éenda– not the verb stem.
Éenda-tóhpu-wiinéeke áanay pasát. The road cracked after it snowed heavily. Shaa éenda-pasáhke, lóoteew. Right away after it was split in two, it burned. (pasat be split in two) (first it was split, then it burned) Éenda-lootéeke mah wulutóowi. After it burned, it wasn't pretty. Éenda-wulíhke ngúmee áhteew. Back when it was pretty it was always there. (wulut be pretty, good, nice) Éenda-ahtéeke maxkíhleew. Once it was there it turned red. Éenda-maxkihláake lóoteew. After it turned red, it burned. Éenda-piilíhke wŭlút. Once it was clean it was nice. (píilut be clean)
This mode comes in handy for words about the time of day or year.
Wuláakuw. It is evening. Weelaakwíike. Last evening (changed subjunctive conjunct form) Píiskeew. It is night (dark). Piiskéeke. Last night. When it was night. (changed subjunctive conjunct form)
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