Spelling Manual (Northern) – Syllabic Finals

The use of the (h) ᔮᐦᔮᐙᑭᓐ

Locative suffix

In the locative marker for nouns and particles (h) is used before . Note that not all particles use ᐦᒡ.

Locative suffix on particles:
(h) is used (h) is not used
ᐅᑖᐦᒡ ᑖᐅᒡ
ᐲᐦᑎᑭᒥᐦᒡ ᑖᑖᐅᒡ
ᐄᑖᒥᐦᒡ / ᓂᑖᒥᐦᒡ ᑎᐱᔥᑯᒡ
ᐊᑳᒥᐦᒡ ᒋᔥᑎᐎᒡ
ᒫᒥᐦᒡ ᐅᔥᒡ
ᓃᑳᓂᐦᒡ ᒧᔥᑎᐦᑎᒡ
ᐃᔥᐱᒥᐦᒡ
ᓂᐦᐄᐎᓂᐦᒡ
ᓂᒥᐦᒌᐎᓂᐦᒡ
ᓈᓯᐹᑎᒥᐦᒡ
ᓃᐦᑖᐦᒡ
Nouns:
Locative Non-locative
ᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᓰᐲ
ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ ᓵᑭᐦᐄᑭᓐ
ᐲᓯᒧᐦᒡ ᐲᓯᒻ
ᒦᒋᐙᐦᐱᐦᒡ ᒦᒋᐙᐦᑉ
ᒫᔅᑭᓈᐦᒡ ᒫᔅᑭᓂᐤ
ᑖᐦᑎᐱᐎᓂᐦᒡ ᑖᐦᑎᐱᐎᓐ
ᐎᒌᐦᒡ ᐎᒌ
ᒦᒋᓲᓈᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᒦᒋᓲᓈᐦᑎᒄ
ᒥᓯᓂᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ ᒥᓯᓂᐦᐄᑭᓐ

Note that another ending, which sounds exactly like the locative, can be added to nouns. This is the simulative suffix and is translated as “like a”.

Simulative
ᓈᐹᐤ ᓈᐹᐦᒡ
ᐊᑎᒻ ᐊᑎᒧᐦᒡ

See also: Spelling Manual – Southern Dialect – Locative suffix