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Southern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *niejtë.

NounEdit

nïejte

  1. girl

InflectionEdit

Even e-stem
Nominative nïejte
Genitive nïejten
Singular Plural
Nominative nïejte nïejth
Accusative nïejtem nïejtide
Genitive nïejten nïejti
Illative nïejtese nïejtide
Inessive nïejtesne nïejtine
Elative nïejteste nïejtijste
Comitative nïejtine nïejtigujmie
Essive nïejtine

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