suorbma

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *suormë, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *sorme.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

suorbma

  1. finger

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, rbm-rpm gradation
Nominative suorbma
Genitive suorpma
Singular Plural
Nominative suorbma suorpmat
Accusative suorpma suorpmaid
Genitive suorpma suorpmaid
Illative sūrbmii suorpmaide
Locative suorpmas suorpmain
Comitative suorpmain suorpmaiguin
Essive suorbman
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person suorbman suorbmame suorbmamet
2nd person suorbmat suorbmade suorbmadet
3rd person suorbmas suorbmaska suorbmaset

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