tilawng hme deuhmi phun; e.g. The boat was afloat on the water = Tilawng cu ti cungah aa lao; e.g. The boat was grounded on the sand = Thetse cungah tilawng cu a tang; e.g. They hauled the boat to the shore = Tikam ah lawng cu an hnuh; e.g. The boat overturned = Tilawng aa let; e.g. They plugged the leak in the boat = Tilawng a zuhnak kha an phih.