Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *jëkē.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈjahkiː/

NounEdit

jahki

  1. year

InflectionEdit

Even i-stem, hk-g gradation
Nominative jahki
Genitive jagi
jagẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative jahki jagit
Accusative jagi jagiid
Genitive jagi
jagẹ
jagiid
Illative jahkái jagiide
Locative jagis jagiin
Comitative jagiin jagiiguin
Essive jahkin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person jahkán jahkáme jahkámet
2nd person jahkát jahkáde jahkádet
3rd person jahkis jahkiska jahkiset

Derived termsEdit

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