This refers to a time period of long duration. It is usually preceded by il.
Ä“ anniÃ¾en Ã±i sawÅ«rre jasÅhi rÅ« jamÄonre sarÄpa Ä« Ã±i sÄen matÄra il jahÅÎ»en Änen ansÅha Änen anÅ«ri jÅ«ma Ä“mma;
The voices from the city of sarÄpa soon became silent and he fell for a long time with silence except for the noise of the air.
Ä“ Ã±i jÄ“wÄr Ä“ jaxÄ“la Ä“ jaxÄ“la Ä« Ä“ Ã±i sÄen matÄra Äl;
The lake became dark and dark again as he fell.
anniÃ¾en Ã±i jaxÄ“la janÄra;
Soon it became complete darkness.
il Ã±i anlÅki Ä« il Ã±i jÄ“wÄr rÅ«japÄ“xa Årra il Ã±i sÄen sÅ« jasÄma Ä«;
When it was light again, the lake had gone and he was in the desert again.