Construction -A YOZ-

The construction "verb-A YOZ-", i.e. the present gerund followed by the auxiliary verb yoz- (root meaning: 'to be at fault'), expresses that an event or action (ponctual or durative) is about to occur, or has almost occured.

- An event or action about to occur:

Kun bota yozdi.
The sun is just setting.

Oy chiqa yozdi.
The moon is about to come out.

- An event or action having almost occurred:

U yiqila yozdi.
He nearly fell.

O'la yozdi.
He almost died.