## Examples

#### Meaning

want to Vb

#### Notes

Other possible translations are 'will Vb' or 'would like to Vb' or 'desire to Vb'. See also V{(q)gusuk}V for a different affix with a synonymous meaning.

Kalaallisut | Translation | Notes |
---|---|---|

sinikkumavoq | he wants to sleep | From {sinək}V, where /ky/ ⇒ /kg/ ⇒ [kk]. |

atorumavaa | he wants to use it | From {atuq}V, where /qy/ ⇒ /qg/ ⇒ /r/. |

suliumavoq | he wants to work | From {suli}V, where /iy/ ⇒ /ij/, but /j/ is then not written after [i] in the new orthography. |

ikiumavoq | he wants to board (e.g. an aeroplane) | From {əkə}V, where /əy/ ⇒ /əj/ ⇒ /ij/, and /j/ is not written after [i] in the new orthography. |

takujumavaa | he wants to see it | From {taku}V, where /uy/ ⇒ /uj/. |

majuukkumavaa | he wants to bring it up | From {majuut(ə)}V, where {majuut(ə)}V{yuma}V{vaa} ⇒ /majuutyumavaa/ (the affix is additive so (ə) is elided), and then /ty/ ⇒ /tg/ ⇒ [kk] as with k-stems. |

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