To indicate that someone went departing from the point of view in order to do something.

This ending can also be used to indicate doing it at intervals

These endings are only used for “going” to indicate change of location. Do not use these suffixes for the English idiom “going to” which means “will be”.

  • -ᎡᎦ
    [-e³ga] “is going somewhere to…”

    • -ᎥᏒᎢ
      [-v³sv³ɂi] “went somewhere to…” - Uses “Set B”.

    • -ᎡᎪᎢ
      [-e³go³ɂi] “habitually goes somewhere to…”

    • -ᎤᎦ
      [-u³ga] “let go somewhere to…”

      • -ᎡᎾ
        [-e³na] “just went somewhere to…”
    • -ᎥᏍᏗ
      [-v³sdi] “to go somewhere to…” - Uses “Set B”.


  • ᏄᏛᏁᎸᎢ. “He did it.”

    • ᎤᏪᏴ ᎾᏛᏁᎴᎦ. “He is going to the creek to do it.”

      • Ꮒ + Ꭰ + ᎤᏛᏁᎸᎢ + ᎡᎦ.
  • ᎤᎬᎢ. “He ate something solid.”

    • ᎠᎨᎪᎢ. “He habitually goes to eat something solid.” or “He habitually eats something solid at intervals.”

      • Ꭰ + ᎤᎬᎢ + ᎡᎪᎢ.
  • ᎤᎿ ᏚᏟᏆᏗᏅᏒᎢ. “He turned it over there.”

    • ᎤᎿ ᏙᏓᏳᏟᏆᏗᏅᏎᏏ. “He will go there to turn it over.”
  • ᏅᏯ ᎤᎩᏒᎢ. “He got a rock.”

    • ᏅᏯ ᎤᎩᏒᏒᎢ. “He went to get a rock.” or “He got a rock at intervals.”

      • ᎤᎩᏒᎢ + ᎥᏒᎢ.
  • ᏩᏯ ᎤᎪᎲᎢ. “He saw the wolf.”

    • ᏩᏯ ᎠᎪᎮᎾ². “He just now went to see the wolf.”

      • Ꭰ + ᎤᎪᎲᎢ + ᎡᎾ².
  • ᏧᏬᎵᏗ ᏗᎪᏪᎵ ᎤᎪᎵᏰᎥᎢ. “He read the comic.”

    • ᏧᏬᎵᏗ ᏗᎪᏪᎵ ᎠᎪᎵᏰᎤᎦ. “Let him go to read the comic.”

      • Ꭰ + ᎤᎪᎵᏰᎥᎢ + ᎤᎦ.
  • ᎤᏴᏢᎢ. “He entered it.”

    • ᏐᏈᎵ ᎤᏴᏍᏗ ᎠᏰᏞᎬᎢ. “He was going (there) to enter the horse barn.”

      • Ꭰ + ᎤᏴᏢᎢ + ᎡᎬᎢ.
  • ᏡᎬ ᎤᎸᏒᎢ. “He climbed the tree.”

    • ᏡᎬ ᎤᎸᏒᏍᏗ ᎠᏆᏚᎵ. “I want him to go climb the tree.” or “I want him to climb a tree periodically.”

      • ᎤᎸᏒᎢ + ᎥᏍᏗ.