erneq

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *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]

From 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)