Morphemic form: N{-aqcuk}N (Combinations)
New orthography: -arsuk, -varsuk
Proto-eskimoic root: aʀẑuk
Constituents: N{-aq}N + N{cuk}N
Variants: V{-aqcuk}V
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Sandhi-truncative
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

A (productive) affix formed from a combination of the two non-productive affixes N{-aq}N and N{cuk}N.

Declension information

Stem type: Regular k-stem
Declension type: up-declined
Declension sandhi: Regular ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography -arsuk -arsuup -arsuit -arsummut -arsua
Phonemic notation -aqcuk -aqcuup -aqcuit -aqcukmut -aqcua


Meaning Notes
poor, useless N Also 'pathetic', 'bad' etc., sometimes with connotations of 'small'. It can also be used in an endearing sense with names. Examples