Example 76-7

kiñma artēgi
kiñma
dog
artēgi
coat
dog's harness

Comment:
The example is structurally ambiguous. In Eskimo proper it would be a possessive construction, and include obligatory ergative/genitive case marking and possessive agreement. In Eskimo Pidgin, possession is morphologically unmarked, which is why the example could in principle also be regarded as an instance of attribute-noun modification (Eskimo proper has the reverse order), or even a noun-noun compound (which does not exist in Eskimo proper).
Type:
reconstructed by documentalist
Source:
Stefánsson 1909: 224