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


Form and usage:

This morpheme is not listed in Fortescue et al. (2010), so the origin is unknown. It may be related to N{-lijaq}N, as suggested in Petersen (1967), but the source of the initial /uc/ is not clear.

Declension information

Stem type: Weak q-stem
Declension type: p-declined
Declension sandhi: Gemination
Gemination type: /j/ => /cc/ ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography -usiaq -usissap -usissat -usissamut -usiaa
Phonemic notation -ucijaq -ucijjap -ucijjat -ucijjamut -ucijaa


Meaning Notes
an artificially made N E.g. a figure, model etc. Examples