Morphemic form: N{-kuq}N (Combinations)
New orthography: -koq, -ku
Proto-eskimoic root: k(k)uʀ
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Sandhi-truncative
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

As with several other weak q-stems, this affix may also appear as -ku in Absolutive singular with some speakers, i.e. as a vowel stem. However, the official form in the DAKA dictionary is -koq.

Declension information

Stem type: Weak q-stem
Declension type: p-declined
Declension sandhi: Regular ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography -koq -kup -kut -kumut -kua
Phonemic notation -kuq -kup -kut -kumut -kua


Meaning Notes
remains of N Usually with a sense of something old/discarded from the past. Examples