mo immediately; as soon as

Part of Speech particle
Phonetic Form mo
    • immediately; as soon as
      • Example 1665:
        I-ka i-ka i-ka ponu, dapa kula mo ka li-wo.
        But as they came closer and closer, some of the villagers immediately ran away!
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      • Example 1666:
        Da-tilu po la-vili kava le-wabe mo le-iumu le-lui teve Teliki Makumoso.
        Squeezing the kava, they filled up (the container) and immediately served it to the High Chief.

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  • See also:
    • ~iumu be first to (do V), before other people / do V first, before other actions; start by doing V