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Northern SamiEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Samic *ëvē.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈavviː/

NounEdit

avvi

  1. belt
InflectionEdit
Even i-stem, vv-v gradation
Nominative avvi
Genitive avi
avẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative avvi avit
Accusative avi aviid
Genitive avi
avẹ
aviid
Illative avvái aviide
Locative avis aviin
Comitative aviin aviiguin
Essive avvin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person avván avváme avvámet
2nd person avvát avváde avvádet
3rd person avvis avviska avviset
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

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈavːviː/

VerbEdit

avˈvi

  1. second-person dual imperative of avvit

ParticipleEdit

avˈvi

  1. present participle of avvit