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Lule SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *poacōj.

NounEdit

boatsoj

  1. reindeer, Rangifer tarandus

InflectionEdit

Contracted o-stem, htts-ts gradation
Nominative boatsoj
Genitive boahttsu
Singular Plural
Nominative boatsoj boahttsu
Accusative boahttsuv boahttsuj
Genitive boahttsu boahttsujt
Illative boahttsuj boahttsujda
Inessive boahttsun boahttsujn
Elative boahttsus boahttsujs
Comitative boahttsujn boahttsuj
Abessive boahttsudagá
boahttsudagi
boahttsujdagá
boahttsujdagi
Essive boatson
boahttsun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person boahttsum boahttsuma boahttsuma
2nd person boahttsut boahttsuda boahttsuda
3rd person boahttsus boahttsuska boahttsusa

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