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Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

nearva

  1. nerve

InflectionEdit

Even a-stem, rv-rvv gradation
Nominative nearva
Genitive nearvva
Singular Plural
Nominative nearva nearvvat
Accusative nearvva nearvvaid
Genitive nearvva nearvvaid
Illative nērvii nearvvaide
Locative nearvvas nearvvain
Comitative nearvvain nearvvaiguin
Essive nearvan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person nearvan nearvame nearvamet
2nd person nearvat nearvade nearvadet
3rd person nearvas nearvaska nearvaset

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