Grammar » 48 » The Affix -giamik

This affix is added to the end of a verb root in order to talk about the action it describes in a general way.

nigi- to eat
nigigiamik eating
Nigigiamik Kuviasujuk He enjoys eating.
pisuk- to walk
pisugiamik  walking
pisugiamik piutsajuk She enjoys walking.
tânsik to dance
tânsigiamik  dancing
tânsigiamik Kuviasungittok They (2) don’t enjoy dancing.
aulasagiak- to go fishing
aulasagiagiamik  going fishing
aulasagiagiamik piutsavunga I like going fishing.