mánnu

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See also: Mannu and mànnu

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *mānō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmaːnnuː/

Noun[edit]

mánnu

  1. moon
  2. (chiefly in compounds) month

Inflection[edit]

Even u-stem, nn-n gradation
Nominative mánnu
Genitive mánu
mánọ
Singular Plural
Nominative mánnu mánut
Accusative mánu mánūid
Genitive mánu
mánọ
mánūid
Illative mánnui mánūide
Locative mánus mánūin
Comitative mánūin mánūiguin
Essive mánnun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person mánnon mánnome mánnomet
2nd person mánnot mánnode mánnodet
3rd person mánnus mánnuska mánnoset

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