algŋa

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *ëlńë.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈalːtɲa/

Noun[edit]

algŋa

  1. gum (flesh around the teeth)

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, lgŋ-lŋŋ gradation
Nominative algŋa
Genitive alŋŋa
Singular Plural
Nominative algŋa alŋŋat
Accusative alŋŋa alŋŋaid
Genitive alŋŋa alŋŋaid
Illative algŋii alŋŋaide
Locative alŋŋas alŋŋain
Comitative alŋŋain alŋŋaiguin
Essive algŋan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person algŋan algŋame algŋamet
2nd person algŋat algŋade algŋadet
3rd person algŋas algŋaska algŋaset

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