Morphemic form: N{-livik}N (Combinations)
New orthography: -livik, -sivik
Proto-eskimoic root:
Constituents: N{-liq}V + V{'-vik}N
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Replacive (sandhi-truncative)
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

This affix is a lexicalised combination of N{-liq}V, 'equip with N' and V{'-vik}N, 'place where'.

Left sandhi:

This affix regularly displays replacivity on stems ending in /tÉ™/, and possibly also in (lexicalised) combination with some aq-dropping stems.

Declension information

Stem type: Regular k-stem
Declension type: up-declined
Declension sandhi: Regular ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography -livik -liviup -liviit -livimmut -livia
Phonemic notation -livik -liviup -liviit -livikmut -livia


Meaning Notes
container for N
place to keep/store N Examples