lihppu

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Finnish lippu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈlihːpuː/

Noun[edit]

lihppu

  1. patch, piece of material
  2. piece of paper

Inflection[edit]

Even u-stem, hpp-hp gradation
Nominative lihppu
Genitive lihpu
lihpọ
Singular Plural
Nominative lihppu lihput
Accusative lihpu lihpūid
Genitive lihpu
lihpọ
lihpūid
Illative lihppui lihpūide
Locative lihpus lihpūin
Comitative lihpūin lihpūiguin
Essive lihppun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person lihppon lihppome lihppomet
2nd person lihppot lihppode lihppodet
3rd person lihppus lihppuska lihppuset

Derived terms[edit]

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