Minja

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A 1960s invention , inspired by names like Minna and Pinja. It may be explained as a phonetic rendering of the Russian nickname Ми́ня ‎(Mínja).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈminjɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Min‧ja

Proper noun[edit]

Minja

  1. A female given name of modern usage.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Minja (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Minja Minjat
genitive Minjan Minjojen
partitive Minjaa Minjoja
illative Minjaan Minjoihin
singular plural
nominative Minja Minjat
accusative nom. Minja Minjat
gen. Minjan
genitive Minjan Minjojen
Minjainrare
partitive Minjaa Minjoja
inessive Minjassa Minjoissa
elative Minjasta Minjoista
illative Minjaan Minjoihin
adessive Minjalla Minjoilla
ablative Minjalta Minjoilta
allative Minjalle Minjoille
essive Minjana Minjoina
translative Minjaksi Minjoiksi
instructive Minjoin
abessive Minjatta Minjoitta
comitative Minjoineen