guossa

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Lule Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *kuosë.

Noun[edit]

guossa

  1. spruce, Picea abies

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, ss-s gradation
Nominative guossa
Genitive guosa
Singular Plural
Nominative guossa guosa
Accusative guosav guosajt
Genitive guosa guosaj
Illative guossaj guosajda
Inessive guosan guosajn
Elative guosas guosajs
Comitative guosajn guosaj
Abessive guosadagá
guosadagi
guosajdagá
guosajdagi
Essive guossan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person guossam guossama guossama
2nd person guossat guossada guossada
3rd person guossas guossaska guossasa

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

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *kuosë.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈkuo̯ssa/

Noun[edit]

guossa

  1. spruce, Picea abies

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, ss-s gradation
Nominative guossa
Genitive guosa
Singular Plural
Nominative guossa guosat
Accusative guosa guosaid
Genitive guosa guosaid
Illative gūssii guosaide
Locative guosas guosain
Comitative guosain guosaiguin
Essive guossan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person guossan guossame guossamet
2nd person guossat guossade guossadet
3rd person guossas guossaska guossaset

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Pite Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *kuosë.

Noun[edit]

guossa

  1. spruce, Picea abies

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, ss-s gradation
Nominative guossa
Genitive guosa
Singular Plural
Nominative guossa guosa
Accusative guosav guosajt
Genitive guosa guosaj
Illative guossaj guosajda
Inessive guosan guosajn
Elative guosast
guosas
guosajst
guosajs
Comitative guosajn guosaj
Essive guossan

Further reading[edit]

  • guossa in Bidumsáme Báhkogirrje (Pite Sami word list)
  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[3], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland