dovtta

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *toktëk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈtovtta/

Noun[edit]

dovtta

  1. black-throated loon, Gavia arctica

Inflection[edit]

Odd, kt-vtt gradation
Nominative dovtta
Genitive doktaga
Singular Plural
Nominative dovtta doktagat
Accusative doktaga doktagiid
Genitive doktaga doktagiid
Illative doktagii doktagiidda
Locative doktagis doktagiin
Comitative doktagiin doktagiiguin
Essive dovttan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person doktagan doktageamẹ doktageamẹt
2nd person doktagat doktageattẹ doktageattẹt
3rd person doktagis doktageaskkạ doktageasẹt

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