Norsunluurannikko

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of norsunluu (ivory) +‎ rannikko (coast).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnorsunˌluːˌrɑnːikːo/, [ˈno̞rs̠unˌluːˌrɑnːikːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnːikːo
  • Syllabification: Nor‧sun‧luu‧ran‧nik‧ko

Proper noun[edit]

Norsunluurannikko

  1. Ivory Coast, Côte d'Ivoire (a country in West Africa)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The government of the country has requested that the country be called Côte d'Ivoire in every language. However, it continues to be called Norsunluurannikko in Finnish, with the exception of diplomatic context.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Norsunluurannikko (Kotus type 4/laatikko, kk-k gradation)
nominative Norsunluurannikko
genitive Norsunluurannikon
partitive Norsunluurannikkoa
illative Norsunluurannikkoon
singular plural
nominative Norsunluurannikko
accusative nom. Norsunluurannikko
gen. Norsunluurannikon
genitive Norsunluurannikon
partitive Norsunluurannikkoa
inessive Norsunluurannikossa
elative Norsunluurannikosta
illative Norsunluurannikkoon
adessive Norsunluurannikolla
ablative Norsunluurannikolta
allative Norsunluurannikolle
essive Norsunluurannikkona
translative Norsunluurannikoksi
instructive
abessive Norsunluurannikotta
comitative
Possessive forms of Norsunluurannikko (type laatikko)
possessor singular plural
1st person Norsunluurannikkoni Norsunluurannikkomme
2nd person Norsunluurannikkosi Norsunluurannikkonne
3rd person Norsunluurannikkonsa

Derived terms[edit]