kissakala

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kissa ‎(cat) +‎ kala ‎(fish)

Noun[edit]

kissakala

  1. seawolf, Atlantic wolffish

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kissakala (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kissakala kissakalat
genitive kissakalan kissakalojen
partitive kissakalaa kissakaloja
illative kissakalaan kissakaloihin
singular plural
nominative kissakala kissakalat
accusative nom. kissakala kissakalat
gen. kissakalan
genitive kissakalan kissakalojen
kissakalainrare
partitive kissakalaa kissakaloja
inessive kissakalassa kissakaloissa
elative kissakalasta kissakaloista
illative kissakalaan kissakaloihin
adessive kissakalalla kissakaloilla
ablative kissakalalta kissakaloilta
allative kissakalalle kissakaloille
essive kissakalana kissakaloina
translative kissakalaksi kissakaloiksi
instructive kissakaloin
abessive kissakalatta kissakaloitta
comitative kissakaloineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • Kissakala is sometimes used as Finnish translation for catfish (Siluriformes), but that should be considered a false friend. The correct Finnish term for catfish is monni.

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