Morphemic form: N{taq}N (Combinations)
New orthography: +taq, +saq
Proto-eskimoic root: taʀ
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Default (additive, epenthetic or phonotactically truncative)
Right sandhi: None


Declension information

Stem type: Weak q-stem
Declension type: p-declined
Declension sandhi: Regular ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography +taq +tap +tat +tamut +taa
Notes on declension:

Most commonly used with possessive endings.


Meaning Notes
part/member of N This is a so-called partitive affix, used to denote that an N (to which this affix is added) is a part of some larger whole. With inanimate objects this affix may also be translated as 'consists of N', if N e.g. is a type of material. Examples