Morphemic form: {aqviqsanələk}N (Combinations)
New orthography: arfersanillit
Proto-eskimoic root: aʀvaɣ, aʀvin(ə)ləɣ
Constituents: {aqviqsanəq}N + N{-lək}N
Morpheme type: Noun base
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

This stem is a combination of {aqviqsanəq}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.

Declension information

Stem type: Regular k-stem
Declension type: ip-declined
Declension sandhi: Limited metathesis (only in and pl) ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography arfersanillit arfersanilimmut arfersanilia
Phonemic notation aqviqsanəklit aqviqsanələkmut aqviqsanələa


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