njammat

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *ńëmëtēk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈɲammah(t)/

Verb[edit]

njammat

  1. to suck

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, mm-m gradation
infinitive njammat
1st sing. present njaman
1st sing. past njammen
infinitive njammat action noun njamman
present participle njamˈmi action inessive njammamin
njammame
past participle njamman action elative njammamis
agent participle action comitative njammamiin
abessive njamakeahttá
present indicative past indicative imperative
1st singular njaman njammen njammon
2nd singular njamat njammet njama
3rd singular njammá njamai njammos
1st dual njamme njamaime njamˈmu
2nd dual njammabeahtti njamaide njamˈmi
3rd dual njammaba njamaiga njammoska
1st plural njammat njamaimet njammot
njamˈmut
2nd plural njammabēhtet njamaidet njammet
njamˈmit
3rd plural njammet njamme njammoset
connegative njama njamman njama
conditional 1 conditional 2 potential
1st singular njamašin
njamašedjen
njamalin
njamaledjen
njamažan
2nd singular njamašit
njamašedjet
njamalit
njamaledjet
njamažat
3rd singular njamašii njamalii njamaža
njamaš
1st dual njamašeimme njamaleimme njamažetne
2nd dual njamašeidde njamaleidde njamažeahppi
3rd dual njamašeigga njamaleigga njamažeaba
1st plural njamašeimmet njamaleimmet njamažit
njamažat
2nd plural njamašeiddet njamaleiddet njamažēhpet
3rd plural njamaše
njamašedje
njamale
njamaledje
njamažit
connegative njamaše njamale njamaš

Derived terms[edit]

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