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Middle English[edit]



  1. Alternative form of skyr

Northern Sami[edit]


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Compare Norwegian skjære.


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  1. magpie


Even e-stem, no gradation
Nominative skire
Genitive skire
Singular Plural
Nominative skire skiret
Accusative skire skiriid
Genitive skire skiriid
Illative skirii skiriide
Locative skires skiriin
Comitative skiriin skiriiguin
Essive skiren
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person skiren skireme skiremet
2nd person skiret skirede skiredet
3rd person skires skireska skireset

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