kontti

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Inflection of kontti (Kotus type 5/risti, tt-t gradation)
nominative kontti kontit
genitive kontin konttien
partitive konttia kontteja
illative konttiin kontteihin
singular plural
nominative kontti kontit
accusative nom. kontti kontit
gen. kontin
genitive kontin konttien
partitive konttia kontteja
inessive kontissa konteissa
elative kontista konteista
illative konttiin kontteihin
adessive kontilla konteilla
ablative kontilta konteilta
allative kontille konteille
essive konttina kontteina
translative kontiksi konteiksi
instructive kontein
abessive kontitta konteitta
comitative kontteineen

Etymology 1[edit]

"Kullervo's Curse" a painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela: a kontti can be seen next to the right leg of Kullervo.

From Proto-Uralic *konte. Also referred to a bag made of birch bark. Cognate to Estonian konts (heel of a shoe), Estonian könt (stump).

Noun[edit]

kontti

  1. traditional type of knapsack made of birch bark
  2. (dialectal) foot, paw
  3. (dialectal) shinbone of a reindeer
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Etymology 2[edit]

A standard shipping container.

< English container, also inspired by the knapsack meaning of etymology 1.

Noun[edit]

kontti

  1. container, shipping container (very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods)
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