Morphemic form: N{-aluk}N (Combinations)
New orthography: -aluit
Proto-eskimoic root: aluk(-)
Variants: V{-aluk}V
Morpheme type: Nominal modifier
Left sandhi: Sandhi-truncative
Right sandhi: None


Form and usage:

This is historically a nominal variant of V{-aluk}V, albeit with a somewhat different meaning.

Declension information

Stem type: Regular k-stem
Declension type: up-declined
Declension sandhi: Regular ABS.3sg/sg Special forms
New orthography -aluit -alummut -alua
Phonemic notation -aluit -alukmut -alua
Notes on declension:

The meaning of this affix is inherently plural, so it requires a plural ending, e.g. -aluit.


Meaning Notes
group of N Or 'several N', seemingly with connotations of 'small' (group). Examples