Oulu

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Finnish Oulu.

Proper noun[edit]

Oulu

  1. A city in northern Finland.
  2. A town in Wisconsin.

Translations[edit]


Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unclear, believed to be connected with the dialectal term oulu (floodwater) [1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈou̯lu/, [ˈo̞u̯lu]
  • Hyphenation: Ou‧lu

Proper noun[edit]

Oulu

  1. Oulu (city in northern Finland, capital of North Ostrobothnia region)

Declension[edit]

  • in Oulu = Oulussa (internal locative cases)
Inflection of Oulu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative Oulu
genitive Oulun
partitive Oulua
illative Ouluun
singular plural
nominative Oulu
accusative nom. Oulu
gen. Oulun
genitive Oulun
partitive Oulua
inessive Oulussa
elative Oulusta
illative Ouluun
adessive Oululla
ablative Oululta
allative Oululle
essive Ouluna
translative Ouluksi
instructive
abessive Oulutta
comitative

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Janne Saarikivi: Oulu-nimen etymologia / "Etymology of the name Oulu" [1]