gnocchi

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English[edit]

Gnocchi in a tomato sauce.
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Etymology[edit]

From Italian gnocchi, plural of gnocco ‎(dumpling, literally lump), from nocchio ‎(knot (in wood)), from Lombardic *knohha ‎(knuckle, bone, knot), from Proto-Germanic *knukōn ‎(bone), *kneukaz ‎(tuber, knuckle), from Proto-Indo-European *gneu- ‎(knot, bundle). Cognate with Middle High German knoche ‎(bone, knot), Middle Dutch knoke ‎(knuckle, knob, knot), Swedish knoge ‎(knuckle). More at knuckle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gnocchi pl ‎(plural only)

  1. Italian pasta-like dumplings made of potato or semolina.

Translations[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian

Noun[edit]

gnocchi

  1. gnocchi
    Söin gnoccheja lounaaksi.
    I ate gnocchi for lunch.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gnocchi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative gnocchi gnocchit
genitive gnocchin gnocchien
partitive gnocchia gnoccheja
illative gnocchiin gnoccheihin
singular plural
nominative gnocchi gnocchit
accusative nom.? gnocchi gnocchit
gen. gnocchin
genitive gnocchin gnocchien
partitive gnocchia gnoccheja
inessive gnocchissa gnoccheissa
elative gnocchista gnoccheista
illative gnocchiin gnoccheihin
adessive gnocchilla gnoccheilla
ablative gnocchilta gnoccheilta
allative gnocchille gnoccheille
essive gnocchina gnoccheina
translative gnocchiksi gnoccheiksi
instructive gnocchein
abessive gnocchitta gnoccheitta
comitative gnoccheineen

Usage notes[edit]

Italian plural word has been adopted into Finnish as singular.


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gnocchi m

  1. plural of gnocco
  2. gnocchi