~pu ~sali pass, go by for a while; run till the end, finish

Part of Speech serial vb, intr.
Morphology ~pu ‘flow, run’ + ~sali ‘drop, finish’
    • pass, go by for a while; run till the end, finish
    • Literally flow and drop
      Typical Subject event, time
      • Example 2141:
        I-leng' i-ko mobo ngapiene kape ka i-pu i-sali.
        She heard that the next morning, the festival would finish.
      • Example 2142:
        Idi pe li-te ne toplau pe i-wene i-wene, ebieve kape i-pu i-sali.
        Some (boys) live in the Men's house for a lo—ng time, sometimes for years. [lit. years will run by]

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    • ~sali2 sink, collapse / break up; come to an end, finish
    • ~viane kick, touch ‹s.th.› with o.'s feet; step on ‹s.th.› / hit ‹s.th.› with o.'s feet noisily or violently: trample, stomp / stumble upon ‹s.th.› with o.'s feet; hence slip, fall / trip ‹s.o.› up / be so plentiful as to trip ‹their owner› up in their garden. Proverbial saying, referring to s.o.'s economic prosperity / hit ‹s.o.›, touch, esp. with some physical impact / reach ‹a certain moment›; last ‹a certain time› / become suddenly known to ‹s.o.›, with some emotional impact; hence affect, disturb, move, catch by surprise / like ‹s.o., s.th.›; want, desire ‹s.o., s.th.› / want to do s.th.; want that / want, desire