Morphemic form: {atqanəq}N
New orthography: aqqaneq, aqqarngat
Proto-eskimoic root: atʀaʀ-
Morpheme type: Noun base
Right sandhi: None



The root of this word is {atə}N, 'area under'. The meaning is that counting above 10 continues on the toes.

Noun stem

Stem type: Strong q-stem
Declension type: up-declined
Declension sandhi: Metathesis ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography aqqaneq aqqarngup aqqarngit aqqanermut aqqarnga
Phonemic notation atqanəq atqaqnup atqaqnit atqanəqmut atqaqna


Meaning Notes
eleven This is the number eleven. It is only used for counting and telling the time. For the quantity, which is used for naming anything consisting of 11 parts (e.g. years, months, days), see {atqanələk}N. Note that this number is singular, even though the meaning is plural. Examples