karja

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Finnic *karja, suspected to be a loan from Proto-Germanic *harjaz. Cognate to Estonian kari, Livonian kōra, and possibly Swedish här.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

karja

  1. cattle (domesticated bovine animals); sometimes with a specifier: nautakarja, lehmikarja
  2. other domesticated animals kept for food; in this sense usually with a specifier: siipikarja, porokarja etc.
  3. stock, livestock (farm animals; animals domesticated for cultivation collectively)
  4. (rare) herd, flock
    Sata teertä yhdessä karjassa.
    One hundred grouses in one flock.
  5. (figuratively) wild animals used for food
    veden karja = the fish
    metsän karja, Tapion karja = the game

Declension[edit]

Inflection of karja (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative karja karjat
genitive karjan karjojen
partitive karjaa karjoja
illative karjaan karjoihin
singular plural
nominative karja karjat
accusative nom.? karja karjat
gen. karjan
genitive karjan karjojen
karjainrare
partitive karjaa karjoja
inessive karjassa karjoissa
elative karjasta karjoista
illative karjaan karjoihin
adessive karjalla karjoilla
ablative karjalta karjoilta
allative karjalleˣ karjoilleˣ
essive karjana karjoina
translative karjaksi karjoiksi
instructive karjoin
abessive karjatta karjoitta
comitative karjoineen

Derived terms[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Noun[edit]

karja

  1. possessive third-person singular (single possession) of kar

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

karja ‎(genitive karjaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. pasture

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • "karja" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat