Grammar » 26 » Overview of Affixes Used for Tenses

As a review, here is a summary of the most common affixes used to mark events that are happening in the past, present and future:

past: yesterday +  
tikilauqtuq He/she arrived.
past: earlier today  
tikiqqaujuq He/she arrived earlier.
past: immediate  
tikirataaqtuq He/she just arrived
tikiliqtuq He/she is arriving right now.
future: later today  
tikinniaqtuq He/she will arrive later today.
tikilangajuq He/she will arrive later today.
future: tomorrow +  
tikilaaqtuq He/she will arrive (tomorow / in the future).