kanalintu

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kanalintu

  1. galliform, gallinaceous bird (bird of the order Galliformes)
  2. gamefowl, landfowl, fowl (bird of the order Galliformes, especially when hunted for food)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kanalintu (Kotus type 1/valo, nt-nn gradation)
nominative kanalintu kanalinnut
genitive kanalinnun kanalintujen
partitive kanalintua kanalintuja
illative kanalintuun kanalintuihin
singular plural
nominative kanalintu kanalinnut
accusative nom. kanalintu kanalinnut
gen. kanalinnun
genitive kanalinnun kanalintujen
partitive kanalintua kanalintuja
inessive kanalinnussa kanalinnuissa
elative kanalinnusta kanalinnuista
illative kanalintuun kanalintuihin
adessive kanalinnulla kanalinnuilla
ablative kanalinnulta kanalinnuilta
allative kanalinnulle kanalinnuille
essive kanalintuna kanalintuina
translative kanalinnuksi kanalinnuiksi
instructive kanalinnuin
abessive kanalinnutta kanalinnuitta
comitative kanalintuineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • The term kanalintu refers strictly to gallinaceous birds, but "fowl" may be used also of some other domestic or wild birds which are kept or hunted for food, notably ducks and geese.

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