Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Norwegian selen.

NounEdit

selēna

  1. selenium

InflectionEdit

Even a-stem, no gradation
Nominative selēna
Genitive selēna
Singular Plural
Nominative selēna selēnat
Accusative selēna selēnaid
Genitive selēna selēnaid
Illative selēnii selēnaide
Locative selēnas selēnain
Comitative selēnain selēnaiguin
Essive selēnan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person selēnan selēname selēnamet
2nd person selēnat selēnade selēnadet
3rd person selēnas selēnaska selēnaset

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