kapula

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An old Germanic loan, from *kaƀla-z; compare Swedish kavel/kavle and Norwegian kavl.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧pu‧la
  • Rhymes: -ulɑ
  • IPA(key): [ˈkɑpulɑ]

Noun[edit]

kapula

  1. A small, solid piece of wood, often shaped for a useful function, a billet.
  2. (informal) A cellular, cellphone.
  3. A baton (in relay race).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kapula (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative kapula kapulat
genitive kapulan kapuloiden
kapuloitten
partitive kapulaa kapuloita
illative kapulaan kapuloihin
singular plural
nominative kapula kapulat
accusative nom.? kapula kapulat
gen. kapulan
genitive kapulan kapuloiden
kapuloitten
kapulainrare
partitive kapulaa kapuloita
inessive kapulassa kapuloissa
elative kapulasta kapuloista
illative kapulaan kapuloihin
adessive kapulalla kapuloilla
ablative kapulalta kapuloilta
allative kapulalleˣ kapuloilleˣ
essive kapulana kapuloina
translative kapulaksi kapuloiksi
instructive kapuloin
abessive kapulatta kapuloitta
comitative kapuloineen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004-2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.