See also: nieidâ

Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *niejtë.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

nieida

  1. girl
  2. daughter

InflectionEdit

Even a-stem, id-idd gradation
Nominative nieida
Genitive nieidda
Singular Plural
Nominative nieida nieiddat
Accusative nieidda nieiddaid
Genitive nieidda nieiddaid
Illative nīidii nieiddaide
Locative nieiddas nieiddain
Comitative nieiddain nieiddaiguin
Essive nieidan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person nieidan nieidame nieidamet
2nd person nieidat nieidade nieidadet
3rd person nieidas nieidaska nieidaset

Derived termsEdit

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