oassi

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *oasē.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈoɑ̯ssiː/

Noun[edit]

oassi

  1. part (of a whole)
  2. part, piece

Inflection[edit]

Even i-stem, ss-s gradation
Nominative oassi
Genitive oasi
oasẹ
Singular Plural
Nominative oassi oasit
Accusative oasi ōsiid
Genitive oasi
oasẹ
ōsiid
Illative oassái ōsiide
Locative oasis ōsiin
Comitative ōsiin ōsiiguin
Essive oassin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person oassán oassáme oassámet
2nd person oassát oassáde oassádet
3rd person oassis oassiska oassiset

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