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Northern Sami[edit]


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Related to Inari Sami ruotâs.


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



  1. root


Odd, htt-ht gradation
Nominative ruohtas
Genitive ruohttasa
Singular Plural
Nominative ruohtas ruohttasat
Accusative ruohttasa ruohttasiid
Genitive ruohttasa ruohttasiid
Illative ruohttasii ruohttasiidda
Locative ruohttasis ruohttasiin
Comitative ruohttasiin ruohttasiiguin
Essive ruohtasin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person ruohttasan ruohttaseamẹ ruohttaseamẹt
2nd person ruohttasat ruohttaseattẹ ruohttaseattẹt
3rd person ruohttasis ruohttaseaskkạ ruohttaseasẹt

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