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fou

conjunction: (subordinating) before

from: before

Examples:

Oso fous laik sou strik. Tomak don ge led op. Artigas nou laik gona kom nau.
Oso fous laik sou strik. Tomak don ge led op. Artigas nou laik gona kom nau.
us-all force like so streak Tomac don get laid up Artigas no like gunner come now
1PL.INCL force be EMPH small Tomac PAST PASS injure SAT Artigas NEG be warrior from now
Our numbers are too small. Tomac has been wounded. Artigas is not yet a warrior.

Tam'ma gatru sodwe zo na teg'ma we na ge hod op fou'ma hon da sobwe-de op.
Tam'ma gatru sodwe zo na teg'ma we na ge hod op fou'ma hon da sobwe-de op.
If they took the southern pass we should be able to head them off before they get to the tunnel.

Oso souda lok em veida tro op fou bilaik emo hon emo sobwe-de op.
Oso souda lok em veida tro op fou bilaik emo hon emo sobwe-de op.
us-all should-a look them invader patrol up before be-like them-all hunt them-all subway-there up
1PL.INCL must find 3SG enemy patrol SAT before COND 3PL find 3PL subway-EMPH SAT
We must locate the raiding party before they reach the tunnels.

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