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Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *āššē.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈaːʃːʃiː/

NounEdit

ášˈši

  1. thing, matter, issue, business
  2. guilt

InflectionEdit

Even i-stem, šˈš-šš gradation
Nominative ášˈši
Genitive ášši
áššẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative ášˈši áššit
Accusative ášši áššiid
Genitive ášši
áššẹ
áššiid
Illative ášˈšái áššiide
Locative áššis áššiin
Comitative áššiin áššiiguin
Essive ášˈšin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person ášˈšán ášˈšáme ášˈšámet
2nd person ášˈšát ášˈšáde ášˈšádet
3rd person ášˈšis ášˈšiska ášˈšiset

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland