kimpale

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kimpa- +‎ -le. The origin of the root is unknown, but possibly akin to either kimmota (to spring off)[1] or kimppu (bundle)[2].

Noun[edit]

kimpale

  1. A slab of a relatively soft material such as butter or cake.
  2. A large, irregular piece of many different materials, e.g. metal, meat, bread.
    Note: Pieces of plants or rock would normally not be called kimpale in Finnish.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kimpale (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative kimpale kimpaleet
genitive kimpaleen kimpaleiden
kimpaleitten
partitive kimpaletta kimpaleita
illative kimpaleeseen kimpaleisiin
kimpaleihin
singular plural
nominative kimpale kimpaleet
accusative nom. kimpale kimpaleet
gen. kimpaleen
genitive kimpaleen kimpaleiden
kimpaleitten
partitive kimpaletta kimpaleita
inessive kimpaleessa kimpaleissa
elative kimpaleesta kimpaleista
illative kimpaleeseen kimpaleisiin
kimpaleihin
adessive kimpaleella kimpaleilla
ablative kimpaleelta kimpaleilta
allative kimpaleelle kimpaleille
essive kimpaleena kimpaleina
translative kimpaleeksi kimpaleiksi
instructive kimpalein
abessive kimpaleetta kimpaleitta
comitative kimpaleineen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hakulinen, Lauri. 1941–2000. Suomen kielen rakenne ja kehitys ('The Structure and Development of the Finnish Language'). Helsinki: Otava/Helsingin yliopisto.
  2. ^ Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. →ISBN.