jïjje

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Southern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *ijë, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *üje.

Noun[edit]

jïjje

  1. night

Inflection[edit]

Even e-stem
Nominative jïjje
Genitive jïjjen
Singular Plural
Nominative jïjje jïjjh
Accusative jïjjem jïjjide
Genitive jïjjen jïjji
Illative jïjjese jïjjide
Inessive jïjjesne jïjjine
Elative jïjjeste jïjjijste
Comitative jïjjine jïjjigujmie
Essive jïjjine

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