hávda

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *(h)āvtë.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈhaːvːta/

Noun[edit]

hávda

  1. common eider, Somateria mollissima

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, vd-vdd gradation
Nominative hávda
Genitive hávdda
Singular Plural
Nominative hávda hávddat
Accusative hávdda hávddaid
Genitive hávdda hávddaid
Illative hávdii hávddaide
Locative hávddas hávddain
Comitative hávddain hávddaiguin
Essive hávdan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person hávdan hávdame hávdamet
2nd person hávdat hávdade hávdadet
3rd person hávdas hávdaska hávdaset

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors, Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland, 2002-2008