gnuu

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡnuː/, [ˈɡnuː]
  • Rhymes: -uː
  • Hyphenation: gnuu

Noun[edit]

gnuu

  1. Alternative spelling of gnu

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gnuu (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative gnuu gnuut
genitive gnuun gnuiden
gnuitten
partitive gnuuta gnuita
illative gnuuhun gnuihin
singular plural
nominative gnuu gnuut
accusative nom. gnuu gnuut
gen. gnuun
genitive gnuun gnuiden
gnuitten
partitive gnuuta gnuita
inessive gnuussa gnuissa
elative gnuusta gnuista
illative gnuuhun gnuihin
adessive gnuulla gnuilla
ablative gnuulta gnuilta
allative gnuulle gnuille
essive gnuuna gnuina
translative gnuuksi gnuiksi
instructive gnuin
abessive gnuutta gnuitta
comitative gnuineen
Possessive forms of gnuu (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person gnuuni gnuumme
2nd person gnuusi gnuunne
3rd person gnuunsa

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gnúa (to rub, scrape); compare Norwegian gnua (to rub, drudge, toil) and Danish gno (to wail). Related to gnu and gnjööl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ŋÿ̀ː], [ɡ̊ɳÿ̀ː] (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -ʉ̀ː

Verb[edit]

gnuu (present gnu, preterite gnȯu or gnæu, supine gnudi)

  1. roar, rumble
  2. hum