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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): /ˈrea̯bːbaː/

NounEdit

reabbá

  1. crab

InflectionEdit

Even á-stem, bb-pp gradation
Nominative reabbá
Genitive reappá
Singular Plural
Nominative reabbá reappát
Accusative reappá reappáid
Genitive reappá reappáid
Illative reabbái reappáide
Locative reappás reappáin
Comitative reappáin reappáiguin
Essive reabbán
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person reabbán reabbáme reabbámet
2nd person reabbát reabbáde reabbádet
3rd person reabbás reabbáska reabbáset

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