koira

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Finnish[edit]

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koira

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *koira, from Proto-Uralic *kojra, *kojera (male animal) (whence also koiras (male animal)), from Proto-Uralic *koj(e)- (male, man).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoi̯rɑ/, [ˈko̞i̯rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oirɑ
  • Syllabification: koi‧ra

Noun[edit]

koira

  1. dog
  2. dog paddle (swimming stroke)
  3. (military slang) military police

Declension[edit]

Inflection of koira (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative koira koirat
genitive koiran koirien
partitive koiraa koiria
illative koiraan koiriin
singular plural
nominative koira koirat
accusative nom. koira koirat
gen. koiran
genitive koiran koirien
koirainrare
partitive koiraa koiria
inessive koirassa koirissa
elative koirasta koirista
illative koiraan koiriin
adessive koiralla koirilla
ablative koiralta koirilta
allative koiralle koirille
essive koirana koirina
translative koiraksi koiriksi
instructive koirin
abessive koiratta koiritta
comitative koirineen
Possessive forms of koira (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person koirani koiramme
2nd person koirasi koiranne
3rd person koiransa

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Ingrian[edit]

Koira.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *koira (male dog), from Proto-Uralic *kojera (male animal). Cognates include Finnish koira and Estonian koer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koira (genitive koiran, partitive koiraa)

  1. dog
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 57:
      Ƶucka ono koira.
      Žucka is a dog.

Declension[edit]

Declension of koira (type 3/koira, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative koira koirat
genitive koiran koiriin
partitive koiraa koiria
illative koiraa koirii
inessive koiraas koiriis
elative koirast koirist
allative koiralle koirille
adessive koiraal koiriil
ablative koiralt koirilt
translative koiraks koiriks
essive koiranna, koiraan koirinna, koiriin
exessive1) koirant koirint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.
Chernyavskij's declension of koira
singular plural
nominative koira koirat
genitive koiran koiriin
partitive koiraa koiria
illative koiraa koirii
inessive koiraaz koiriiz
elative koirast koirist
allative koiralle koirille
adessive koiraal koiriil
ablative koiralt koirilt
translative koiraks koiriks
essive koiraan koiriin
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 59
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 183
  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[2], page 114
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[3], →ISBN, page 72

Karelian[edit]

Koira.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *koira, from Proto-Uralic *kojera. Cognates include Finnish koira and Estonian koer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koira (genitive koiran, partitive koirua)

  1. dog (Canis familiaris)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • P. Zaykov; L. Rugoyeva (1999) Карельско-Русский словарь (Северно-Карельские диалекты) [Karelian-Russian dictionary (North Karelian dialects)], Petrozavodsk, →ISBN, page 60

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *koira, from Proto-Uralic *kojra, *kojera, from Proto-Uralic base *koje- (male, human).

Noun[edit]

koira (genitive koiraa, partitive koiraa)

  1. dog

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "koira" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat