ruoktu

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *ruoptō.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ruoktu

  1. home

Inflection[edit]

Even u-stem, kt-vtt gradation
Nominative ruoktu
Genitive ruovttu
ruovttọ
Singular Plural
Nominative ruoktu ruovttut
Accusative ruovttu ruovttūid
Genitive ruovttu
ruovttọ
ruovttūid
Illative rūktui ruovttūide
Locative ruovttus ruovttūin
Comitative ruovttūin ruovttūiguin
Essive ruoktun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person rūkton rūktome rūktomet
2nd person rūktot rūktode rūktodet
3rd person ruoktus ruoktuska ruoktuset

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