Kolkata

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the city's Bengali name, কলকাতা (kôlkata).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kolkata

  1. The state capital of West Bengal (India), formerly known as Calcutta.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Proper noun[edit]

Kolkata

  1. Kolkata (the official name of the capital of West Bengal since 2001)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Kolkata (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Kolkata
genitive Kolkatan
partitive Kolkataa
illative Kolkataan
singular plural
nominative Kolkata
accusative nom. Kolkata
gen. Kolkatan
genitive Kolkatan
partitive Kolkataa
inessive Kolkatassa
elative Kolkatasta
illative Kolkataan
adessive Kolkatalla
ablative Kolkatalta
allative Kolkatalle
essive Kolkatana
translative Kolkataksi
instructive
abessive Kolkatatta
comitative

Usage notes[edit]

The former Finnish name Kalkutta is still widely used and is considered acceptable in Finnish.