loddi

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *lontē, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *lunta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈlodːdiː/

Noun[edit]

loddi

  1. bird

Inflection[edit]

Even i-stem, dd-tt gradation
Nominative loddi
Genitive lotti
lottẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative loddi lottit
Accusative lotti lottiid
Genitive lotti
lottẹ
lottiid
Illative loddái lottiide
Locative lottis lottiin
Comitative lottiin lottiiguin
Essive loddin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person loddán loddáme loddámet
2nd person loddát loddáde loddádet
3rd person loddis loddiska loddiset

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