nïejte

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Southern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *niejtë.

Noun[edit]

nïejte

  1. girl

Inflection[edit]

Even e-stem
Nominative nïejte
Genitive nïejten
Singular Plural
Nominative nïejte nïejth
Accusative nïejtem nïejtide
Genitive nïejten nïejti
Illative nïejtese nïejtide
Inessive nïejtesne nïejtine
Elative nïejteste nïejtijste
Comitative nïejtine nïejtigujmie
Essive nïejtine

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