bussá

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See also: bussa, bussà, and bussâ

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpusːsaː/

Noun[edit]

busˈsá

  1. cat
    Synonym: gáhttu

Inflection[edit]

Even á-stem, sˈs-ss gradation
Nominative busˈsá
Genitive bussá
Singular Plural
Nominative busˈsá bussát
Accusative bussá bussáid
Genitive bussá bussáid
Illative busˈsái bussáide
Locative bussás bussáin
Comitative bussáin bussáiguin
Essive busˈsán
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person busˈsán busˈsáme busˈsámet
2nd person busˈsát busˈsáde busˈsádet
3rd person busˈsás busˈsáska busˈsáset

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