Morphemic form: {mumək}N
New orthography: mumik, muminga
Proto-eskimoic root: mumiɣ
Morpheme type: Noun base
Right sandhi: None


Noun stem

Stem type: Strong k-stem
Declension type: up-declined
Declension sandhi: Weakening ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography mumik mumingup mumingit mumimmut muminga
Phonemic notation mumək muməŋup muməŋit muməkmut muməŋa
Notes on declension:

This stem declines with nasalation of /k/, according to Schultz-Lorentzen (1951), even though the final vowel originally is /i/, rather than /ə/, according to the CED, so I have decided to record it as /ə/. It may be because of influence from {mamək}N. Schultz-Lorentzen (1951) also records the unmarked ergative forms mumingup, mumingit, but today, this stem is apparently only used with possessive endings; i.e. muminga.


Meaning Notes
reverse side For example, the reverse side/backside of a piece of paper, or a page in a book. Examples