Morphemic form: N{-tuaq}N (Combinations)
New orthography: -tuaq, -suaq
Proto-eskimoic root: tuaq
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Sandhi-truncative
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

The forms with initial /s/ are caused by assibilation by a preceding /i/ (the t-to-s rule). There may be a relation to V{-tuaq}V, although the proto-eskimoic reconstructed form indicates that they are two different morphemes.

Declension information

Stem type: Weak q-stem
Declension type: p-declined
Declension sandhi: Regular ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography -tuaq -tuap -tuat -tuamut -tuaa
Phonemic notation -tuaq -tuap -tuat -tuamut -tuaa


Meaning Notes
the only/sole N Examples