namma

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Afar[edit]

Afar cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : nammá
    Fractional : nússi, gárab
    Counting form : nammáya

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Cushitic *ɬa(a)ma. Cognate to Somali labba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nammá

  1. two

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Lule Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *nëmë.

Noun[edit]

namma

  1. name

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, mm-m gradation
Nominative namma
Genitive namá
Singular Plural
Nominative namma namá
Accusative namáv namájt
Genitive namá namáj
Illative nammaj namájda
Inessive namán namájn
Elative namás namájs
Comitative namájn namáj
Abessive namádagá
namádagi
namájdagá
namájdagi
Essive namman
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person nammam nammama nammama
2nd person nammat nammada nammada
3rd person nammas nammaska nammasa

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *nëmë, from Proto-Uralic *nime.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈnamma/

Noun[edit]

namma

  1. name

Inflection[edit]

This entry needs an inflection-table template.

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[3], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Pite Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *nëmë, from Proto-Uralic *nime.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnamːa/, [ˈnamːa]

Noun[edit]

namma

  1. name

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • Joshua Wilbur (2014) A grammar of Pite Saami, Berlin: Language Science Press

Further reading[edit]

  • namma in Bidumsáme Báhkogirrje (Pite Sami word list)
  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[4], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland