Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *eampēr, via a Germanic language from Latin amphora.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

eappir

  1. bucket

InflectionEdit

Odd, bb-pp gradation
Nominative eappir
Genitive eabbára
Singular Plural
Nominative eappir eabbárat
Accusative eabbára eabbáriid
Genitive eabbára eabbáriid
Illative eabbárii eabbáriidda
Locative eabbáris eabbáriin
Comitative eabbáriin eabbáriiguin
Essive eappirin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person eabbáran eabbáreamẹ eabbáreamẹt
2nd person eabbárat eabbáreattẹ eabbáreattẹt
3rd person eabbáris eabbáreaskkạ eabbáreasẹt

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