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, Latvian and Lithuanian jūra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jávri

  1. lake

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jávri (even, vr-vrr gradation)
Nominative jávri
Genitive jávrri
jávrre
singular plural
Nominative jávri jávrrit
Accusative jávrri jávrriid
Genitive jávrri
jávrre
jávrriid
Illative jávrái jávrriide
Locative jávrris jávrriin
Comitative jávrriin jávrriiguin
Essive jávrin