geahpis

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *keappēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

geahpis

  1. lung

Inflection[edit]

Contracted i-stem, hpp-hp gradation
Nominative geahpis
Genitive geahppá
Singular Plural
Nominative geahpis geahppát
Accusative geahppá geahppáid
Genitive geahppá geahppáid
Illative geahppái geahppáide
Locative geahppás geahppáin
Comitative geahppáin geahppáiguin
Essive geahpisin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person geahppán geahppáme geahppámet
2nd person geahppát geahppáde geahppádet
3rd person geahppás geahppáska geahppáset

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