Kildin Sami edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Samic *-ččëtēk, compare Northern Sami -šit.

Pronunciation edit

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Suffix edit

-шэ (-še)

  1. Forms verbs from nouns and adjectives indicating an opinion or consideration.
    чӣввр (čīvvr, pebble, shingle) + ‎-шэ (-še) → ‎чӣввршэ (čīvvrše, to consider there are many pebbles)
    е̄һк (jiehk, unknown (to), unfamiliar (to)) + ‎-шэ (-še) → ‎е̄һкшэ (jiehkše, to consider someone unknown, unfamiliar)

Derived terms edit