čuonjá

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from an Indo-European language, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰh₂éns.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

čuonjá

  1. goose

Inflection[edit]

Odd, tnj-nj gradation
Nominative čuonjá
Genitive čuotnjága
Singular Plural
Nominative čuonjá čuotnjágat
Accusative čuotnjága čuotnjágiid
Genitive čuotnjága čuotnjágiid
Illative čuotnjágii čuotnjágiidda
Locative čuotnjágis čuotnjágiin
Comitative čuotnjágiin čuotnjágiiguin
Essive čuonján
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person čuotnjágan čuotnjágeamẹ čuotnjágeamẹt
2nd person čuotnjágat čuotnjágeattẹ čuotnjágeattẹt
3rd person čuotnjágis čuotnjágeaskkạ čuotnjágeasẹt

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