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This Proto-Samic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.




  1. it, that, the, the aforementioned


This determiner needs an inflection-table template.


  • Western Samic:
    • Southern Sami: dïhte
    • Pite Sami: dat
    • Lule Sami: dat
    • Northern Sami: dat
  • Eastern Samic:
    • Inari Sami: tot
    • Skolt Sami: tõt
    • Kildin Sami: [Term?]
    • Ter Sami: [Term?]

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