Tellus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin Tellūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtelːus/, [ˈt̪e̞lːus̠]
  • Rhymes: -elːus
  • Syllabification: Tel‧lus

Proper noun[edit]

Tellus

  1. (astronomy) the planet Earth
    Synonyms: Maa, maapallo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Tellus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative Tellus
genitive Telluksen
partitive Tellusta
illative Tellukseen
singular plural
nominative Tellus
accusative nom. Tellus
gen. Telluksen
genitive Telluksen
partitive Tellusta
inessive Telluksessa
elative Telluksesta
illative Tellukseen
adessive Telluksella
ablative Tellukselta
allative Tellukselle
essive Telluksena
translative Tellukseksi
instructive
abessive Telluksetta
comitative
Possessive forms of Tellus (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person Tellukseni Telluksemme
2nd person Telluksesi Telluksenne
3rd person Telluksensa

See also[edit]

Solar System in Finnish · Aurinkokunta (layout · text)
Star Aurinko
Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Merkurius Venus Maa (Tellus) Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturnus Uranus Neptunus Pluto
Notable
moons
Kuu Phobos
Deimos
Io
Europa
Ganymedes
Kallisto
Mimas
Enceladus
Tethys
Dione
Rhea
Titan
Japetus

Miranda
Ariel
Umbriel
Titania
Oberon
Triton Kharon
Styx
Nix
Kerberos
Hydra

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A personification of tellūs; see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Tellūs f sg (genitive Tellūris); third declension

  1. Earth
  2. An ancient goddess of the Earth

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular
Nominative Tellūs
Genitive Tellūris
Dative Tellūrī
Accusative Tellūrem
Ablative Tellūre
Vocative Tellūs

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Tellurian, tellurian, tellurium, telluric

Norwegian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Tellus.

Proper noun[edit]

Tellus

  1. Earth
  2. An ancient goddess of the Earth

References[edit]

  • “Tellus” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.