meahcci

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Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmea̯hːt͡siː/

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *meaccē.

Noun[edit]

meahcci

  1. forest
  2. open country, pasture
  3. wild, wilderness

Inflection[edit]

Even i-stem, hcc-hc gradation
Nominative meahcci
Genitive meahci
meahcẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative meahcci meahcit
Accusative meahci mēhciid
Genitive meahci
meahcẹ
mēhciid
Illative meahccái mēhciide
Locative meahcis mēhciin
Comitative mēhciin mēhciiguin
Essive meahccin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person meahccán meahccáme meahccámet
2nd person meahccát meahccáde meahccádet
3rd person meahccis meahcciska meahcciset

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