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Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *poaššō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpoɑ̯ʃːʃuː/

NounEdit

boašˈšu

  1. back part of a tent, opposite the entrance

InflectionEdit

Even u-stem, šˈš-šš gradation
Nominative boašˈšu
Genitive boaššu
boaššọ
Singular Plural
Nominative boašˈšu boaššut
Accusative boaššu boaššūid
Genitive boaššu
boaššọ
boaššūid
Illative bōšˈšui boaššūide
Locative boaššus boaššūin
Comitative boaššūin boaššūiguin
Essive boašˈšun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person bōšˈšon bōšˈšome bōšˈšomet
2nd person bōšˈšot bōšˈšode bōšˈšodet
3rd person boašˈšus boašˈšuska boašˈšuset

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