Vantaa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Finnish Vantaa river, from Swedish Vanda å. Considered to have been named by Tavastians as Vanantaka, referring to the lake Vanaja (Vanan + taka, "behind Vanaja").

Proper noun[edit]

Vantaa

  1. The fourth largest city in Finland just north of Helsinki, the capital.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The name was taken in 1972 from river Vantaa which runs through the city. See Vantaanjoki for more. Until then the municipality was known as Helsingin maalaiskunta ("Rural municipality of Helsinki").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑntɑː/, [ˈʋɑn̪t̪ɑː]
  • Rhymes: -ɑntɑː
  • Syllabification: Van‧taa

Proper noun[edit]

Vantaa

  1. Vantaa (a city in Finland)

Declension[edit]

The external locative cases (adessive, allative and ablative) are used with this place name when talking about location; for example, "in Vantaa" is Vantaalla.

Inflection of Vantaa (Kotus type 17/vapaa, no gradation)
nominative Vantaa
genitive Vantaan
partitive Vantaata
illative Vantaaseen
singular plural
nominative Vantaa
accusative nom. Vantaa
gen. Vantaan
genitive Vantaan
partitive Vantaata
inessive Vantaassa
elative Vantaasta
illative Vantaaseen
adessive Vantaalla
ablative Vantaalta
allative Vantaalle
essive Vantaana
translative Vantaaksi
instructive
abessive Vantaatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Vantaa (type vapaa)
possessor singular plural
1st person Vantaani Vantaamme
2nd person Vantaasi Vantaanne
3rd person Vantaansa

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