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Northern Sami[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]


roavvi (from Proto-Samic *roavē “burnt place”) +‎ njárga


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Proper noun[edit]


  1. Rovaniemi (a city and municipality of Lapland, Finland)


Even a-stem, rg-rgg gradation
Nominative Roavvenjárga
Genitive Roavvenjárgga
Singular Plural
Nominative Roavvenjárga
Accusative Roavvenjárgga
Genitive Roavvenjárgga
Illative Roavvenjárgii
Locative Roavvenjárggas
Comitative Roavvenjárggain
Essive Roavvenjárgan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person Roavvenjárgan Roavvenjárgame Roavvenjárgamet
2nd person Roavvenjárgat Roavvenjárgade Roavvenjárgadet
3rd person Roavvenjárgas Roavvenjárgaska Roavvenjárgaset

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