Grammar » commands with -lugu, lugik & -lugit

The verb endings -lugu, -lugik and -lugit can be used to give a command that involves a person or object other than the person you are speaking to:

apirilugu! apiri + lugu
Ask him/her!  
   
apirilugik! apiri + lugik
Ask the two of them!  
   
apirilugit! apiri + lugit
Ask them!  

When these endings are added to stems ending in -q, they change final -q to -r :

matuirlugu! matuiq + lugu
Open it!  
   
ikajurlugik! ikajuq + lugik
Help them (2)!  
   
natsarlugit! natsaq + lugit
Bring them (3+) along!