Hypothetical mood is an epistemic mood that signals that the speaker evaluates a proposition as counterfactual, but otherwise possible.
The word tkha signals hypothetical mood, as in the following construction (diacritical markings are not reproduced here):
Boas and Deloria 1941 112, cited by Chung and Timberlake 1985 243
Noonan 1985 95
Chung and Timberlake 1985 243
Boas and Deloria 1941 112
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