konfirmašuvdna

Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Norwegian konfirmasjon, ultimately from Latin confirmātiō.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

konfirmašuvdna

  1. (Christianity) confirmation (of faith)

InflectionEdit

Even a-stem, vdn-vnn gradation
Nominative konfirmašuvdna
Genitive konfirmašuvnna
Singular Plural
Nominative konfirmašuvdna konfirmašuvnnat
Accusative konfirmašuvnna konfirmašuvnnaid
Genitive konfirmašuvnna konfirmašuvnnaid
Illative konfirmašuvdnii konfirmašuvnnaide
Locative konfirmašuvnnas konfirmašuvnnain
Comitative konfirmašuvnnain konfirmašuvnnaiguin
Essive konfirmašuvdnan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person konfirmašuvdnan konfirmašuvdname konfirmašuvdnamet
2nd person konfirmašuvdnat konfirmašuvdnade konfirmašuvdnadet
3rd person konfirmašuvdnas konfirmašuvdnaska konfirmašuvdnaset

Related 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