erneq

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Inupik *ịʁnị-ʁ, from Proto-Eskimo *iʁni-ʁ. Cognate of Inuktitut ᐃᕐᓂᖅ (irniq) and Inupiak iġñiq.

Noun[edit]

erneq (plural ernerit)

  1. son

Yup'ik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

erte- (to dawn) + -neq (postbase meaning a thing that results from -ing)

Noun[edit]

erneq

  1. day (24-hour period or day as opposed to night)