Morphemic form: V{(v)vigə}V
New orthography: +(f)figaa, +(f)figinnippoq
Proto-eskimoic root: ðvikə-
Constituents: V{(v)vik}N + N{-gə}V
Variants: V{'-vigə}V
Morpheme type: Verbal modifier
Left sandhi: Default (additive, epenthetic or phonotactically truncative)
Right sandhi: None



Straightforward combination of V{(v)vik}N and N{-gə}V. Note also the (non-productive, geminating) variant V{'-vigə}V, from the variant V{'-vik}N.

Left sandhi:

Note that /(v)v/ always are strengthened to [(f)f] with this affix, like V{(v)vik}N, and never the usual [(p)p].

Verb stem

Right sandhi: ə-contraction
Valency: Valency-increasing
Diathesis: Reflexive/reciprocal (BPP)
HTR-morpheme: {nnək}
HTR-stem: V{(v)vigənnək}V


Meaning Notes
Agent Vb to/for/with respect to Patient Literally 'Patient is Agent's place/time for Vb'ing'. The general meaning of this affix is to add a new Patient to the verbal action. Examples
Agent Vb at/on Patient This is just the literal meaning of the combination of these two affixes. In this sense, Patient would be understood as a literal/actual place. Examples