Morphemic form: N{(q)vakcuaq}N (Combinations)
New orthography: +passuit, -rpassuit
Proto-eskimoic root:
Constituents: N{(q)vak}N + N{(q)cuaq}N
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Default (additive, epenthetic or phonotactically truncative)
Right sandhi: aq-dropping


Form and usage:

In narrative speech, N{(q)vak}N may be repeated several times for emphasis, e.g. with {aŋutə}N, 'man':

... and so on.

Declension information

Stem type: Strong q-stem
Declension type: up-declined
Declension sandhi: Regular
Notes on declension:

This affix is a combination of N{(q)vak}N and N{(q)cuaq}N. The latter has some special declension sandhi rules, so see it for declension examples. Furthermore, given the meaning of this affix, it will only appear with plural endings.


Meaning Notes
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