akka

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See also: Akka and -akka

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *akka. Template:compare is possibly an old loan from Finnish, explaining the irregular correspondence of -a- to -á-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

akka

  1. hag, crone (old woman)
  2. (derogatory) woman; wife; hag, witch
  3. (informal, chess, card games) queen, bitch
    hertta-akka = queen of hearts

Declension[edit]

Inflection of akka (Kotus type 9*A/kala, kk-k gradation)
nominative akka akat
genitive akan akkojen
partitive akkaa akkoja
illative akkaan akkoihin
singular plural
nominative akka akat
accusative nom. akka akat
gen. akan
genitive akan akkojen
akkainrare
partitive akkaa akkoja
inessive akassa akoissa
elative akasta akoista
illative akkaan akkoihin
adessive akalla akoilla
ablative akalta akoilta
allative akalle akoille
essive akkana akkoina
translative akaksi akoiksi
instructive akoin
abessive akatta akoitta
comitative akkoineen
Possessive forms of akka (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person akkani akkamme
2nd person akkasi akkanne
3rd person akkansa

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *akka. Cognates include Finnish akka and Veps ak.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

akka

  1. old woman
    • 1937, N. A. Iljin, Lukukirja: Inkeroisia alkușkouluja vart (kolmas osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 47:
      On peeni ja niin vohma veel,
      Ni anteeks antaa voip,
      A akalle, miks jurma on,
      Saap antaa pleettiä!"
      He is young and such a fool,
      That he can forgive,
      But the old woman, how brave she is,
      He's able to give the whip!"

Declension[edit]

Declension of akka (type 3/kana, kk-k gradation)
singular plural
nominative akka akat
genitive akan akkoin
partitive akkaa akkoja
illative akkaa akkoi
inessive akas akois
elative akast akoist
allative akalle akoille
adessive akal akoil
ablative akalt akoilt
translative akaks akoiks
essive akkanna, akkaan akkoinna, akkoin
exessive1) akkant akkoint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

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References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 9

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

akka

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あっか

Karelian[edit]

Regional variants of akka
North Karelian
(Viena)
akka
South Karelian
(Tver)
akka

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *akka. Cognates include Finnish akka.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑkːɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ak‧ka

Noun[edit]

akka (genitive akan, partitive akkua)

  1. wife
  2. old woman; hag

Declension[edit]

Viena Karelian declension of akka (type 4/kala, kk-k gradation)
singular plural
nominative akka akat
genitive akan akkojen
partitive akkua akkoja
illative akkah akkoih
inessive akašša akoissa
elative akašta akoista
adessive akalla akoilla
ablative akalta akoilta
translative akakši akoiksi
essive akkana akkoina
comitative akoineh
comitative akatta akoitta
Tver Karelian declension of akka (type 4/kala kk-k gradation)
singular plural
nominative akka akat
genitive akan akoin
partitive akkua akkoida
illative akkah akkoih
inessive akašša akoissa
elative akašta akoista
adessive akalla akoilla
ablative akalda akoilda
translative akakši akoiksi
essive akkana akkoina
comitative akanke akoinke
comitative akatta akoitta
Possessive forms of akka
1st person akkani
2nd person akkaš
3rd person akkah
*) Possessive forms are very rare for adjectives and only used in substantivised clauses.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (old woman): (dialectal, derogatory) ämmä

References[edit]

  • A. V. Punzhina (1994), “akka”, in Словарь карельского языка (тверские говоры) [Dictionary of the Karelian language (Tver dialects)], →ISBN
  • P. M. Zaykov et al. (2015) Venäjä-Viena Šanakirja [Russian-Viena Karelian Dictionary], →ISBN

Maquiritari[edit]

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akka

  1. (transitive) to make a kind of wooden canoe (kudiyada)

References[edit]

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “akka”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun): IPA(key): /ˈɑk.kɑ/
  • (verb): IPA(key): /²ɑk.kɑ/

Noun[edit]

akka n

  1. definite plural of akk

Verb[edit]

akka (present tense akkar, past tense akka, past participle akka, passive infinitive akkast, present participle akkande, imperative akka/akk)

  1. alternative form of akke

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: akk‧a

Noun[edit]

akka f (genitive ǫkku, plural ǫkkur)

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