te janaren ja temle ien illaniþ tema ien ñi sāen marō tō te jāo ewaþ tema jawōla to jaþīña illaniþ tema ien ñi sāen marō il tema jekīþa ien ē rēha la jalōna wījte jē nā rū xō rā annāmmi hi ñamma jatōna japōññe;
All he said to me: when first he perceived he was lost, because that it was even though he doubted his path, when first he perceived he was lost, he was certain that there were only three days from there to fresh water, if he found the road.
illaniþ is another clause-level modifier, and an il-word, meaning it has something to do with sequential time. In this case, the –aniþ part is related to the stem –ān– “one”. illaniþ refers to the first time, the beginning, the start.