Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wikǭ (week).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈvahːkuː/

NounEdit

vahkku

  1. week

InflectionEdit

Even u-stem, hkk-hk gradation
Nominative vahkku
Genitive vahku
vahkọ
Singular Plural
Nominative vahkku vahkut
Accusative vahku vahkūid
Genitive vahku
vahkọ
vahkūid
Illative vahkkui vahkūide
Locative vahkus vahkūin
Comitative vahkūin vahkūiguin
Essive vahkkun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person vahkkon vahkkome vahkkomet
2nd person vahkkot vahkkode vahkkodet
3rd person vahkkus vahkkuska vahkkuset
Even u-stem, no gradation
Nominative vahkku
Genitive vahkku
vahkkọ
Singular Plural
Nominative vahkku vahkkut
Accusative vahkku vahkkūid
Genitive vahkku
vahkkọ
vahkkūid
Illative vahkkui vahkkūide
Locative vahkkus vahkkūin
Comitative vahkkūin vahkkūiguin
Essive vahkkun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person vahkkon vahkkome vahkkomet
2nd person vahkkot vahkkode vahkkodet
3rd person vahkkus vahkkuska vahkkuset

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