Nouns with Simulative inflection

Observation
ᓈᐹᐦᒡ Click here to hear this word naapaahch like a man
ᐊᑎᐦᑯᐦᒡ Click here to hear this word atihkuhch like a caribou

To say that something or someone is like something or someone, the suffix -hch can be sometimes added to a noun. This suffix looks like the locative suffix but its meaning is different. Compare:

ᐊᑎᐦᑯᐦᒡ ᑖᐦᑎᐴ᙮ Click here to hear this word atihkuhch taahtipuu LOCATIVE She sits on the caribou.
ᐧᒫᐦᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᑯᐦᒡ ᐃᓯᓈᑯᓲ᙮ Click here to hear this word mwaahch atihkuhch isinaakusuu. SIMULATIVE She looks like a caribou.
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