Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈnea̯hpiː/

NounEdit

neahpi

  1. nibling, nephew or niece; the child of a male's sister or female's brother

InflectionEdit

Even i-stem, hp-b gradation
Nominative neahpi
Genitive neabi
neabẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative neahpi neabit
Accusative neabi nēbiid
Genitive neabi
neabẹ
nēbiid
Illative neahpái nēbiide
Locative neabis nēbiin
Comitative nēbiin nēbiiguin
Essive neahpin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person neahpán neahpáme neahpámet
2nd person neahpát neahpáde neahpádet
3rd person neahpis neahpiska neahpiset

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