Morphemic form: V{gunaq}V (Combinations)
New orthography: +gunarpoq, -kkunarpoq, -runarpoq
Proto-eskimoic root: yuknaʀ-, yunaʀ-
Morpheme type: Verbal modifier
Left sandhi: Default (additive, epenthetic or phonotactically truncative)
Right sandhi: None


Left sandhi:

From examples in the old orthography Schultz-Lorentzen (1958), it appears that this affix used to be truncative on old k-stems, e.g. ornigunarpâ, compared to modern-day ornikkunarpaa, from {uqnək}V. Thus, this behaviour may be observed in older texts.

Verb stem

Right sandhi: Regular
Valency: Valency-preserving
Diathesis: Unaltered (same as the stem)


Meaning Notes
seemingly Vb Or 'apparently' or 'Actor looks/seems to be Vb'ing'. There may also be a sense of 'undoubtedly', 'evidently' etc. Examples