alusta

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

ala- +‎ -usta

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlustɑ/, [ˈɑlus̠t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlustɑ
  • Syllabification: a‧lus‧ta

Noun[edit]

alusta

  1. platform (something that serves as a base)
    Saab 9000, Fiat Croma, Lancia Thema and Alfa Romeo 164 suunniteltiin 1980-luvulla samalle alustalle.
    Saab 9000, Fiat Croma, Lancia Thema and Alfa Romeo 164 were designed in the 1980's on the same platform.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of alusta (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative alusta alustat
genitive alustan alustoiden
alustoitten
alustojen
partitive alustaa alustoita
alustoja
illative alustaan alustoihin
singular plural
nominative alusta alustat
accusative nom. alusta alustat
gen. alustan
genitive alustan alustoiden
alustoitten
alustojen
alustainrare
partitive alustaa alustoita
alustoja
inessive alustassa alustoissa
elative alustasta alustoista
illative alustaan alustoihin
adessive alustalla alustoilla
ablative alustalta alustoilta
allative alustalle alustoille
essive alustana alustoina
translative alustaksi alustoiksi
instructive alustoin
abessive alustatta alustoitta
comitative alustoineen
Possessive forms of alusta (type katiska)
possessor singular plural
1st person alustani alustamme
2nd person alustasi alustanne
3rd person alustansa

Etymology 2[edit]

alus (vessel, ship) >

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlustɑ/, [ˈɑlus̠t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlustɑ
  • Syllabification: a‧lus‧ta

Noun[edit]

alusta

  1. Partitive singular form of alus.
    He katselivat alusta.
    They watched the ship.

Etymology 3[edit]

alku (beginning) >

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlustɑ/, [ˈɑlus̠t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlustɑ
  • Syllabification: a‧lus‧ta

Noun[edit]

alusta

  1. Elative singular form of alku.
    alusta loppuunfrom beginning to end
    aloittaa alustato start over (to start from the very beginning)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

alunen (underlay) >

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlustɑ/, [ˈɑlus̠t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlustɑ
  • Syllabification: a‧lus‧ta

Noun[edit]

alusta

  1. Partitive singular form of alunen.
    He katselivat alusta.
    They watched the underlay.

Etymology 5[edit]

alustaa (to initialize, format; to give a presentation) >

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlustɑˣ/, [ˈɑlus̠t̪ɑ(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlustɑ
  • Syllabification: a‧lus‧ta

Verb[edit]

alusta

  1. Indicative present connegative form of alustaa.
    En alusta.
    I don't format.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of alustaa.
    Alusta!
    Format!
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of alustaa.
    Älä alusta!
    Do not format!

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