ealli

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Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈea̯lːliː/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Samic *ealējē. Equivalent to eallit +‎ -i.

Noun[edit]

ealˈli

  1. animal
    Guovža lea issoras ealli.
    A bear is a terrible animal.
Inflection[edit]
Even i-stem, no gradation
Nominative ealˈli
Genitive ealˈli
ealˈlẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative ealˈli ealˈlit
Accusative ealˈli ēlˈliid
Genitive ealˈli
ealˈlẹ
ēlˈliid
Illative ealˈlái ēlˈliide
Locative ealˈlis ēlˈliin
Comitative ēlˈliin ēlˈliiguin
Essive ealˈlin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person ealˈlán ealˈláme ealˈlámet
2nd person ealˈlát ealˈláde ealˈládet
3rd person ealˈlis ealˈliska ealˈliset
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

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

ealˈli

  1. second-person dual imperative of eallit

Participle[edit]

ealˈli

  1. present participle of eallit