joruba

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately, from Yoruba Yorùbá.

Noun[edit]

joruba n (genitive singular joruba, uncountable)

  1. The Yoruba language.

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative joruba
Accusative joruba
Dative joruba
Genitive joruba

Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

joruba

  1. A member of the Yoruba people.
  2. The Yoruba language.

Declension[edit]

Some language authorities opine that joruba should be inflected as kulkija, but koira-type declension is more widely used. Therefore, both are provided here.

Inflection of joruba (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative joruba jorubat
genitive joruban jorubien
partitive jorubaa jorubia
illative jorubaan jorubiin
singular plural
nominative joruba jorubat
accusative nom. joruba jorubat
gen. joruban
genitive joruban jorubien
jorubainrare
partitive jorubaa jorubia
inessive jorubassa jorubissa
elative jorubasta jorubista
illative jorubaan jorubiin
adessive joruballa jorubilla
ablative jorubalta jorubilta
allative joruballe jorubille
essive jorubana jorubina
translative jorubaksi jorubiksi
instructive jorubin
abessive jorubatta jorubitta
comitative jorubineen
Inflection of joruba (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative joruba jorubat
genitive joruban joruboiden
joruboitten
partitive jorubaa joruboita
illative jorubaan joruboihin
singular plural
nominative joruba jorubat
accusative nom. joruba jorubat
gen. joruban
genitive joruban joruboiden
joruboitten
jorubainrare
partitive jorubaa joruboita
inessive jorubassa joruboissa
elative jorubasta joruboista
illative jorubaan joruboihin
adessive joruballa joruboilla
ablative jorubalta joruboilta
allative joruballe joruboille
essive jorubana joruboina
translative jorubaksi joruboiksi
instructive joruboin
abessive jorubatta joruboitta
comitative joruboineen

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