deadja

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally from Min Nan (), from Middle Chinese, from Old Chinese, ultimately from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-la (leaf, tea).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈtea̯ɟɟa/

Noun[edit]

deadja

  1. tea

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, dj-j gradation
Nominative deadja
Genitive deaja
Singular Plural
Nominative deadja deajat
Accusative deaja deajaid
Genitive deaja deajaid
Illative dēdjii deajaide
Locative deajas deajain
Comitative deajain deajaiguin
Essive deadjan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person deadjan deadjame deadjamet
2nd person deadjat deadjade deadjadet
3rd person deadjas deadjaska deadjaset

Derived terms[edit]

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