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Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dikšut +‎ -u.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈtikːʃuː/

NounEdit

dikšu

  1. nurturing
  2. cultivation

InflectionEdit

Even u-stem, -všš gradation
Nominative dikšu
Genitive divššu
divššọ
Singular Plural
Nominative dikšu divššut
Accusative divššu divššūid
Genitive divššu
divššọ
divššūid
Illative dikšui divššūide
Locative divššus divššūin
Comitative divššūin divššūiguin
Essive dikšun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person dikšon dikšome dikšomet
2nd person dikšot dikšode dikšodet
3rd person dikšus dikšuska dikšuset

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