Nouns with Simulative Inflection

ᓈᐯᐦᒡ naapehch like a man
ᐊᑎᐦᑯᐦᒡ 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 ᑌᐦᑕᐴ᙮ atihkuhch tehtapuu LOCATIVE She sits on the caribou.
ᐧᒣᐦᒡ ᐊᑎᐦᑯᐦᒡ ᐃᐦᑑ ᐁ ᐱᒧᐦᑌᑦ᙮ Mwehch atihkuhch ihtuu e pimuhtet. SIMULATIVE She walks like a caribou.