Kalevala

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Finnish Kalevala.

Proper noun[edit]

Kalevala

  1. The Finnish national epic.
  2. The mythical location where the heroes of Kalevala live.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kaleva +‎ -la = dwelling place of Kaleva (or, of the descendants of Kaleva).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑleˌvɑlɑ/
  • Hyphenation: Ka‧le‧va

Proper noun[edit]

Kalevala

  1. Kalevala (epic)
  2. Kalevala (mythical place)
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 3:1-6:
      Vaka vanha Väinämöinen / Elelevi aikojansa / Noilla Väinölän ahoilla, / Kalevalan kankahilla.
      Old reliable Väinämöinen / Lived his days in lyric leisure / In the glades of Väinölä, / On the heaths of Kalevala.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Kalevala (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Kalevala
genitive Kalevalan
partitive Kalevalaa
illative Kalevalaan
singular plural
nominative Kalevala
accusative nom. Kalevala
gen. Kalevalan
genitive Kalevalan
partitive Kalevalaa
inessive Kalevalassa
elative Kalevalasta
illative Kalevalaan
adessive Kalevalalla
ablative Kalevalalta
allative Kalevalalle
essive Kalevalana
translative Kalevalaksi
instructive
abessive Kalevalatta
comitative

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Finnish Kalevala.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kalevala m

  1. Kalevala (the Finnish national epic)