pinne

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pinne

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of pinnen

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Finno-Ugric *pintä- (to close, cover). In that case, it is cognate with Hungarian fed and Udmurt поди (podi).[1]

Noun[edit]

pinne

  1. (rare, dialectal) Any device or part that keeps something in its place through tension (as contrasted with e.g. weight or friction), such as a clamp or clip.
  2. (pathology) A condition in which a nerve is pressed by other body parts causing pain, cramps or other symptoms.
  3. (idiomatic) A difficult situation, jam, bind. In this sense only used in inessive, elative and illative cases in set expressions.
    olla pinteessä = to be in a difficult situation
    joutua pinteeseen = to get into a difficult situation
    päästä pinteestä = to get out of a difficult situation

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  1. ^ Starostin's Uralic Database, Entry #754

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Italian[edit]

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pinne f

  1. plural form of pinna

Old English[edit]

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pinne f

  1. bottle, flask

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  • The exact gender is unknown. As pinne, it is assumed to be feminine. The form, glossed once in the accusative case, is pinnan (for flaxan, "flask"). Gender could also be masculine (nominative pinna).

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pinne c

  1. stick; a short thin roughly cylindrical form of material
  2. perch; a bird's roost
  3. (sports) point valid in a sports league, given to a team for winning a league match
    I fotbollsligan får det vinnande laget tre pinnar medan det förlorande laget inte får någon.

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