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Inari SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Finnish leipä, from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz.

NounEdit

leibi

  1. bread

InflectionEdit

Even i-stem, jˈb-jb gradation
Nominative leibi
Genitive leeibi
Singular Plural
Nominative leibi leeibih
Accusative leeibi leeibijd
Genitive leeibi leibij
leeibij
Illative liäibán leibijd
Locative leeibist leeibijn
Comitative leibijn leibijguin
Abessive leibittáá leibijttáá
Essive leibin
Partitive leibid
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person
2nd person
3rd person

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