Morphemic form: N{-giiaaq}N (Combinations)
New orthography: -giiaat
Proto-eskimoic root:
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Fusional (sandhi truncative, except on q-stems)
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

The meaning of this affix is inherently plural, so it requires a plural ending, e.g. -giiaat. N{-giiaaq}N is composed of N{-giik}N and an unknown morpheme {aaq}. This mystery morpheme seems to cause N{-giiaaq}N to be more inclusive than N{-giik}N. N{-giiaaq}N has a verbal form, N{-giiaaq}V.

Declension information

Stem type: Weak q-stem
Declension type: p-declined
Declension sandhi: Regular ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography -giiaat -giiaamut -giiaaa
Phonemic notation -giiaat -giiaamut -giiaaa


Meaning Notes
group of Ns that are all mutual Ns Examples