aivot

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *ajŋe. Cognates include Estonian aju (brain, mind), and Hungarian agy (brain).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯ʋot/, [ˈɑi̯ʋo̞t̪]
  • Rhymes: -ɑiʋot
  • Syllabification: ai‧vot

Noun[edit]

aivot pl

  1. (anatomy, always plural) brain

Declension[edit]

Inflection of aivot (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative aivot
genitive aivojen
partitive aivoja
illative aivoihin
singular plural
nominative aivot
accusative nom. aivot
gen.
genitive aivojen
partitive aivoja
inessive aivoissa
elative aivoista
illative aivoihin
adessive aivoilla
ablative aivoilta
allative aivoille
essive aivoina
translative aivoiksi
instructive aivoin
abessive aivoitta
comitative aivoineen
Possessive forms of aivot (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person aivoni aivomme
2nd person aivosi aivonne
3rd person aivonsa

Usage notes[edit]

  • The singular is used in modern standard Finnish only as modifier in compound terms (always in nominative) and in some colloquial/slang expressions, notably in ottaa aivoon (to piss of, to be pissed off).

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Karelian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aivot

  1. brains