kumpu

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Finnish[edit]

(index ku)

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Uralic *kumpa ‎(wave), whence also eg. Hungarian hab ‎(foam). Germanic origin is also possible, compare Proto-Germanic *humpaz (whence English hump).

Noun[edit]

kumpu

  1. A hummock, hillock (small natural elevation of earth, generally smaller than kukkula ‎(hill), larger than kumpare ‎(knoll)).
  2. A mound (small, rounded, artificial elevation of earth).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kumpu (Kotus type 1/valo, mp-mm gradation)
nominative kumpu kummut
genitive kummun kumpujen
partitive kumpua kumpuja
illative kumpuun kumpuihin
singular plural
nominative kumpu kummut
accusative nom. kumpu kummut
gen. kummun
genitive kummun kumpujen
partitive kumpua kumpuja
inessive kummussa kummuissa
elative kummusta kummuista
illative kumpuun kumpuihin
adessive kummulla kummuilla
ablative kummulta kummuilta
allative kummulle kummuille
essive kumpuna kumpuina
translative kummuksi kummuiksi
instructive kummuin
abessive kummutta kummuitta
comitative kumpuineen

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