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Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Inari Sami lope. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *lubą (praise).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈlohpiː/

NounEdit

lohpi

  1. permission
  2. holiday (from school)

InflectionEdit

Even i-stem, hp-b gradation
Nominative lohpi
Genitive lobi
lobẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative lohpi lobit
Accusative lobi lobiid
Genitive lobi
lobẹ
lobiid
Illative lohpái lobiide
Locative lobis lobiin
Comitative lobiin lobiiguin
Essive lohpin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person lohpán lohpáme lohpámet
2nd person lohpát lohpáde lohpádet
3rd person lohpis lohpiska lohpiset

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