Morphemic form: N{-Vraq}N (Combinations)
New orthography: -eraq, -oraq
Proto-eskimoic root: ʀaʀ
Variants: N{-araq}N
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Special (see description)
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

This is a mostly non-productive morpheme, which is found in some lexicalised words. It is a variant of the productive N{-araq}N

Left sandhi:

The affix is truncative. /V/ represents a lengthening of the preceding vowel sound; i.e. even if this vowel is a /ə/, which has taken the sound [i], the result will be [ii], which will then be uvularised to [ɜɜ].

Declension information

Stem type: Weak q-stem
Declension type: p-declined
Declension sandhi: Gemination
Gemination type: /r/ => /qq/ ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography -eraq -eqqap -eqqat -eqqamut -eraa
New orthography -oraq -oqqap -oqqat -oqqamut -oraa
Phonemic notation -Vraq -Vrrap -Vrrat -Vrramut -Vraa


Meaning Notes
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