• Ꮒ- + Ꮥ- becomes ᏂᏗ-

☞ The Ꮒ- prefix can indicate “will have already begun” or “will have already occurred” when used with the habitual form.

You are indicating a future event happening alongside another future event. The events are “beside” or “next to” each other.

This requires replacing the “-oi” ending with “-esdi”.


  • ᎠᏗᏍᎪᎢ Adisgoi. He/she usually says it.

    • ᎾᏗᏍᎨᏍᏗ. Nadisgesdi. Ni- -adisg- -esdi.

      • “He/she will already be saying it. He/she will already have said it.”
  • ᎠᎩᏍᎪᎢ. Agisgoi. He/she usually eats.

    • ᏥᎪᏩᏘᎭ ᎾᎩᏍᎨᏍᏗ. Jigowhtiha nagisgesdi. Ni- -agisg- -esdi.

      • “When I see him, he will already be eating. When I see him, he will already have eaten.”

      • The concept of “when” is implied because we are talking about a first event in relation to a second event.