the affix -niusa- can be added to a verb to describe an action that is just about to happen:
|apiriniusajara||I am going to ask him right now.|
When this affix is added to a root ending in q it changes the q to r.
When this affix is added to a root ending in t, it changes the t to n:
|Aullarniusavit?||Are you about to depart?|
|Paniga tikinniusajuq||My daughter is about to arrive.|