Morphemic form: N{-liq}V
New orthography: -lerpaa, -serpaa, -liivoq, -siivoq
Proto-eskimoic root: liʀ-
Morpheme type: Verbaliser
Left sandhi: Replacive (sandhi-truncative)
Right sandhi: Assibilation



This affix is probably rarely used intransitively without a HTR-morpheme. In the Comparative Eskimo Dictionary, the authors note that it gets an avalent, reflexive meaning, 'there are/have come N' when used in this form.

Left sandhi:

The affix is truncative and regularly shows replacivity on stems ending in /tÉ™/, and also (especially in lexicalised combinations with aq-dropping stems. It may also assibilate a following /t/.

Verb stem

Right sandhi: Regular
Valency: Divalent (valency 2)
Diathesis: Reflexive/reciprocal (BPP)
HTR-morpheme: {ði}
HTR-stem: N{-lii}V


Meaning Notes
Agent provides/equips Patient with N When the HTR-form is used with numerals, it can mean 'Actor turns N (years)'. Examples