kannu

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kannu

  1. genitive singular of kann
  2. partitive singular of kann
  3. illative singular of kann

Finnish[edit]

(index ka)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish kanna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑnːu/, [ˈkɑnːu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnːu
  • Syllabification: kan‧nu

Noun[edit]

kannu

  1. jug, pitcher
  2. pot (teapot or coffee pot)
  3. ewer
  4. (historical) unit of measure for volume equivalent to around 2.6 litres

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kannu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative kannu kannut
genitive kannun kannujen
partitive kannua kannuja
illative kannuun kannuihin
singular plural
nominative kannu kannut
accusative nom. kannu kannut
gen. kannun
genitive kannun kannujen
partitive kannua kannuja
inessive kannussa kannuissa
elative kannusta kannuista
illative kannuun kannuihin
adessive kannulla kannuilla
ablative kannulta kannuilta
allative kannulle kannuille
essive kannuna kannuina
translative kannuksi kannuiksi
instructive kannuin
abessive kannutta kannuitta
comitative kannuineen
Possessive forms of kannu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person kannuni kannumme
2nd person kannusi kannunne
3rd person kannunsa

Anagrams[edit]


Inari Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

kannu

  1. jug, pitcher

Inflection[edit]

Even u-stem, nˈn- gradation
Nominative kannu
Genitive kaaṇu
Singular Plural
Nominative kannu kaaṇuh
Accusative kaaṇu kaaṇuid
Genitive kaaṇu kaṇui
kaaṇui
Illative kaaṇun kannoid
Locative kaaṇust kaaṇuin
Comitative kannoin kaṇuiguin
Abessive kaṇuttáá kaṇuittáá
Essive kannun
Partitive kannud
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person
2nd person
3rd person

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland