jávri

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *jāvrē, perhaps a borrowing from Indo-European. Compare also Estonian järv, Finnish järvi, Karelian järvi, and Lithuanian/Latvian jūra.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

jávri

  1. lake

Inflection[edit]

Even i-stem, vr-vrr gradation
Nominative jávri
Genitive jávrri
jávrrẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative jávri jávrrit
Accusative jávrri jávrriid
Genitive jávrri
jávrrẹ
jávrriid
Illative jávrái jávrriide
Locative jávrris jávrriin
Comitative jávrriin jávrriiguin
Essive jávrin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person jávrán jávráme jávrámet
2nd person jávrát jávráde jávrádet
3rd person jávris jávriska jávráset

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