čibbi

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *čimpē.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

čibbi

  1. knee

Inflection[edit]

Even i-stem, bb-pp gradation
Nominative čibbi
Genitive čippi
čippẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative čibbi čippit
Accusative čippi čippiid
Genitive čippi
čippẹ
čippiid
Illative čibbái čippiide
Locative čippis čippiin
Comitative čippiin čippiiguin
Essive čibbin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person čibbán čibbáme čibbámet
2nd person čibbát čibbáde čibbádet
3rd person čibbis čibbiska čibbiset

Further reading[edit]

  • 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