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Northern Sami[edit]


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  1. school


Even a-stem, vl-vll gradation
Nominative skuvla
Genitive skuvlla
Singular Plural
Nominative skuvla skuvllat
Accusative skuvlla skuvllaid
Genitive skuvlla skuvllaid
Illative skuvlii skuvllaide
Locative skuvllas skuvllain
Comitative skuvllain skuvllaiguin
Essive skuvlan
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person skuvlan skuvlame skuvlamet
2nd person skuvlat skuvlade skuvladet
3rd person skuvlas skuvlaska skuvlaset

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