kallio

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See also: Kallio

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic [Term?] (compare Estonian kalju, Ingrian kallio, Karelian kallivo, Veps kal, Votic kallo), borrowed from Proto-Germanic *hallijǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑlːio/, [ˈkɑlːio̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlːio
  • Syllabification: kal‧li‧o

Noun[edit]

kallio

  1. Rock, as the aggregate of solid mineral matter (stone) that constitutes a significant part of the earth's crust.
  2. A rock, as a hill having no or just a little vegetation and consisting of solid rock.
  3. (figuratively) A rock, as something that is strong, stable, and dependable.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kallio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative kallio kalliot
genitive kallion kallioiden
kallioitten
partitive kalliota kallioita
illative kallioon kallioihin
singular plural
nominative kallio kalliot
accusative nom. kallio kalliot
gen. kallion
genitive kallion kallioiden
kallioitten
partitive kalliota kallioita
inessive kalliossa kallioissa
elative kalliosta kallioista
illative kallioon kallioihin
adessive kalliolla kallioilla
ablative kalliolta kallioilta
allative kalliolle kallioille
essive kalliona kallioina
translative kallioksi kallioiksi
instructive kallioin
abessive kalliotta kallioitta
comitative kallioineen
Possessive forms of kallio (type valtio)
possessor singular plural
1st person kallioni kalliomme
2nd person kalliosi kallionne
3rd person kallionsa

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