pinne

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pinne

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of pinnen

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Finno-Ugric Lua error in Module:links/templates at line 52: The language code "fiu-pro" is not valid.. 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]

Noun[edit]

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).

Swedish[edit]

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Old Swedish pinne, cognate with English pin.

Noun[edit]

pinne c

  1. a stick; a short thin roughly cylindrical form of material
  2. a perch; a bird's roost
    Som en fågel på en pinne, vill jag ständigt sitta i ditt minne.
    Like a bird on its perch, I want to sit forever in your memory.
  3. (sports) a 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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