kalanruoto

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kalan ‎(fish's) +‎ ruoto ‎(bone of a fish)

Noun[edit]

kalanruoto

  1. A fishbone.
  2. A skeleton of a fish. In this sense often preceded by the word kokonainen ‎(entire).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kalanruoto (Kotus type 1/valo, t-d gradation)
nominative kalanruoto kalanruodot
genitive kalanruodon kalanruotojen
partitive kalanruotoa kalanruotoja
illative kalanruotoon kalanruotoihin
singular plural
nominative kalanruoto kalanruodot
accusative nom. kalanruoto kalanruodot
gen. kalanruodon
genitive kalanruodon kalanruotojen
partitive kalanruotoa kalanruotoja
inessive kalanruodossa kalanruodoissa
elative kalanruodosta kalanruodoista
illative kalanruotoon kalanruotoihin
adessive kalanruodolla kalanruodoilla
ablative kalanruodolta kalanruodoilta
allative kalanruodolle kalanruodoille
essive kalanruotona kalanruotoina
translative kalanruodoksi kalanruodoiksi
instructive kalanruodoin
abessive kalanruodotta kalanruodoitta
comitative kalanruotoineen

Usage notes[edit]

The word ruoto alone means "fishbone", but it has other senses as well. Term kalanruoto is sometimes used to avoid ambiguity.

Compounds[edit]