Morphemic form: {aqvinələk}N
New orthography: arfinillit
Proto-eskimoic root: aʀvin(ə)ləɣ
Constituents: {aqvak}N + N{-li}V + V{nəq}N + N{-lək}N
Morpheme type: Noun base
Right sandhi: None



This stem is a combination of {aqvinəq}N and N{-lək}N, and thus it inherits the peculiar declension sandhi of the latter, although this stem is only used with plural endings, which makes this less apparent.

Noun stem

Stem type: Regular k-stem
Declension type: ip-declined
Declension sandhi: Limited metathesis (only in and pl) ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography arfinillit arfinilimmut arfinilia
Phonemic notation aqvinəklit aqvinələkmut aqvinələa


Meaning Notes
six This is the quantity six, used whenever speaking of a quantity of six items. For the numeral, see {aqvinəq}N. This quantity is naturally plural, so it is only used with plural endings. Examples