kansa

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See also: Kansa and känsä

Finnish[edit]

(index ka)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hansō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kansa

  1. people.
  2. nation, people.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kansa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kansa kansat
genitive kansan kansojen
partitive kansaa kansoja
illative kansaan kansoihin
singular plural
nominative kansa kansat
accusative nom. kansa kansat
gen. kansan
genitive kansan kansojen
kansainrare
partitive kansaa kansoja
inessive kansassa kansoissa
elative kansasta kansoista
illative kansaan kansoihin
adessive kansalla kansoilla
ablative kansalta kansoilta
allative kansalle kansoille
essive kansana kansoina
translative kansaksi kansoiksi
instructive kansoin
abessive kansatta kansoitta
comitative kansoineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the sense "nation, people" the terms kansa and kansakunta are quite synonymous, although kansa tends to refer to a cultural entity and kansakunta to a political entity.

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Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

Pronunciation[edit]

Gismu[edit]

kansa ‎(rafsi kan)

  1. with; x1 is with/accompanies/is a companion of x2, in state/condition/enterprise x3 (event/state).

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Meänkieli[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Finnish kanssa.

Adverb[edit]

kansa

  1. also

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cancer.

Noun[edit]

kansa (n class, plural kansa)

  1. cancer (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation)

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Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

kansa

  1. metal