kaija

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See also: Kaija and kaijā

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑi̯jɑ/, [ˈkɑi̯j(ː)ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑijɑ
  • Syllabification: kai‧ja

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviated from papukaija (parrot).

Noun[edit]

kaija

  1. parrot, racquet-tail, parakeet (used in common names of numerous parrot species)
  2. (zoology, in the plural) Psittacula (genus of parakeet)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kaija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaija kaijat
genitive kaijan kaijojen
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
singular plural
nominative kaija kaijat
accusative nom. kaija kaijat
gen. kaijan
genitive kaijan kaijojen
kaijainrare
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
inessive kaijassa kaijoissa
elative kaijasta kaijoista
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
adessive kaijalla kaijoilla
ablative kaijalta kaijoilta
allative kaijalle kaijoille
essive kaijana kaijoina
translative kaijaksi kaijoiksi
instructive kaijoin
abessive kaijatta kaijoitta
comitative kaijoineen
Possessive forms of kaija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaijani kaijamme
2nd person kaijasi kaijanne
3rd person kaijansa
Hypernyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Swedish kaj (quay, wharf).

Noun[edit]

kaija

  1. (nautical, slang) quay
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kaija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaija kaijat
genitive kaijan kaijojen
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
singular plural
nominative kaija kaijat
accusative nom. kaija kaijat
gen. kaijan
genitive kaijan kaijojen
kaijainrare
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
inessive kaijassa kaijoissa
elative kaijasta kaijoista
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
adessive kaijalla kaijoilla
ablative kaijalta kaijoilta
allative kaijalle kaijoille
essive kaijana kaijoina
translative kaijaksi kaijoiksi
instructive kaijoin
abessive kaijatta kaijoitta
comitative kaijoineen
Possessive forms of kaija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaijani kaijamme
2nd person kaijasi kaijanne
3rd person kaijansa

Etymology 3[edit]

Variant of kajava.

Noun[edit]

kaija

  1. (dialectal) kittiwake (a seabird)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kaija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaija kaijat
genitive kaijan kaijojen
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
singular plural
nominative kaija kaijat
accusative nom. kaija kaijat
gen. kaijan
genitive kaijan kaijojen
kaijainrare
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
inessive kaijassa kaijoissa
elative kaijasta kaijoista
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
adessive kaijalla kaijoilla
ablative kaijalta kaijoilta
allative kaijalle kaijoille
essive kaijana kaijoina
translative kaijaksi kaijoiksi
instructive kaijoin
abessive kaijatta kaijoitta
comitative kaijoineen
Possessive forms of kaija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaijani kaijamme
2nd person kaijasi kaijanne
3rd person kaijansa
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaija

  1. Alternative form of gaija (guy, guyline)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kaija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaija kaijat
genitive kaijan kaijojen
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
singular plural
nominative kaija kaijat
accusative nom. kaija kaijat
gen. kaijan
genitive kaijan kaijojen
kaijainrare
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
inessive kaijassa kaijoissa
elative kaijasta kaijoista
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
adessive kaijalla kaijoilla
ablative kaijalta kaijoilta
allative kaijalle kaijoille
essive kaijana kaijoina
translative kaijaksi kaijoiksi
instructive kaijoin
abessive kaijatta kaijoitta
comitative kaijoineen
Possessive forms of kaija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaijani kaijamme
2nd person kaijasi kaijanne
3rd person kaijansa

Latvian[edit]

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 kaija on Latvian Wikipedia
Kaiju bars

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately a sound symbolic word, based on the seagull's squawk (kai, ke; cf. Russian чайка (čajka)).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

kaija f (4th declension)

  1. gull, seagull (sea bird of family Laridae, especially genus Larus)
    kaiju barsa flock of gulls
    kaiju dzimtathe gull family (= Laridae)
    kaijas un albatrosi milzīgiem bariem aplido kuģigulls and albatrosses flew around the ship in huge groups

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “kaija”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN