beaivi

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *peajvē, from Proto-Uralic *päjwä. Cognate with Southern Sami biejjie, Lule Sami biejvve, Finnish päivä, Estonian päev.

Noun[edit]

beaivi

  1. day
  2. sun

Inflection[edit]

Even, iv-ivv gradation
Nominative beaivi
Genitive beaivvi
beaivve
Singular Plural
Nominative beaivi beaivvit
Accusative beaivvi beivviid
Genitive beaivvi
beaivve
beivviid
Illative beaivái beivviide
Locative beaivvis beivviin
Comitative beivviin beivviiguin
Essive beaivin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person beaiván beaiváme beaivámet
2nd person beaivát beaiváde beaivádet
3rd person beaivis beaiviska beaiviset

Derived terms[edit]