Morphemic form: {naalagaq}N (Combinations)
New orthography: naalagaq, naalakki
Proto-eskimoic root:
Constituents: {naalak}V + V{-ðaq}N
Morpheme type: Noun base
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

A non-standard (lexicalised) combination of {naalak}V 'obey' and passive participle V{-ðaq}N.

Declension information

Stem type: Weak q-stem
Declension type: p-declined
Declension sandhi: Gemination
Gemination type: /g/ => /kk/ ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography naalagaq naalakkap naalakkat naalakkamut naalagaa naalakki (ABS.4sg/sg)
Phonemic notation naalagaq naalaggap naalaggat naalaggamut naalagaa naalaggi (ABS.4sg/sg)
Notes on declension:

Note special absolutive naalakki.


Meaning Notes
master Literally: 'one who is obeyed'. The word was also previously used for the Danish official administrator for Greenland (Landsfoged). It can even still be heard used for a school's Principal.
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