Tellervo

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly simply formed by rhyming with Pellervo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtelːerʋo]
  • Hyphenation: Tel‧ler‧vo

Proper noun[edit]

Tellervo

  1. In Finnish mythology, a goddess of forest, wife or daughter of Tapio.
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 32:251-254:
      Tellervo, Tapion neiti, / Metsän tyttö tylleröinen, / Utupaita, hienohelma, / Hivus keltainen, korea.
      Tellervo, maid of Tapio, / Roly-poly pretty maiden, / Lovely with your hair so yellow, / Gauzy-smocked and elegant-skirted.
  2. A female given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Tellervo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative Tellervo Tellervot
genitive Tellervon Tellervojen
Tellervoiden
Tellervoitten
partitive Tellervoa Tellervoja
Tellervoita
illative Tellervoon Tellervoihin
singular plural
nominative Tellervo Tellervot
accusative nom.? Tellervo Tellervot
gen. Tellervon
genitive Tellervon Tellervojen
Tellervoiden
Tellervoitten
partitive Tellervoa Tellervoja
Tellervoita
inessive Tellervossa Tellervoissa
elative Tellervosta Tellervoista
illative Tellervoon Tellervoihin
adessive Tellervolla Tellervoilla
ablative Tellervolta Tellervoilta
allative Tellervolle Tellervoille
essive Tellervona Tellervoina
translative Tellervoksi Tellervoiksi
instructive Tellervoin
abessive Tellervotta Tellervoitta
comitative Tellervoineen

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