graduaali

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Latin graduale (gradual) < gradus (step); the graduals were originally sung on the steps of the pulpit

Noun[edit]

graduaali

  1. (Roman Catholicism) gradual (antiphon or responsory sung after the epistle in the Mass)
  2. (Roman Catholism) gradual (service book containing the musical portions of the Mass)
  3. (Protestantism) gradual (hymn sung after the epistle and before the gospel)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of graduaali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative graduaali graduaalit
genitive graduaalin graduaalien
partitive graduaalia graduaaleja
illative graduaaliin graduaaleihin
singular plural
nominative graduaali graduaalit
accusative nom. graduaali graduaalit
gen. graduaalin
genitive graduaalin graduaalien
partitive graduaalia graduaaleja
inessive graduaalissa graduaaleissa
elative graduaalista graduaaleista
illative graduaaliin graduaaleihin
adessive graduaalilla graduaaleilla
ablative graduaalilta graduaaleilta
allative graduaalille graduaaleille
essive graduaalina graduaaleina
translative graduaaliksi graduaaleiksi
instructive graduaalein
abessive graduaalitta graduaaleitta
comitative graduaaleineen

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