kynsi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *künci, from Proto-Uralic *künče. Cognates include Estonian küüs, Ter Sami kannc, Erzya кенже (kenže).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkynsi/, [ˈkyns̠i]
  • Rhymes: -ynsi
  • Syllabification: kyn‧si

Noun[edit]

kynsi

  1. nail, fingernail, toenail (thin, horny plate)
  2. claw
  3. clove (any of the separate bulbs that make up the larger bulb of garlic)
  4. talon (sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal)
  5. (nautical) bill (extremity of the arm of an anchor)
  6. (music) plectrum (in harpsichord, the part at the end of a jack that plucks the cord)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kynsi (Kotus type 28/kynsi, nt-nn gradation)
nominative kynsi kynnet
genitive kynnen kynsien
partitive kynttä kynsiä
illative kynteen kynsiin
singular plural
nominative kynsi kynnet
accusative nom. kynsi kynnet
gen. kynnen
genitive kynnen kynsien
kynttenrare
partitive kynttä kynsiä
inessive kynnessä kynsissä
elative kynnestä kynsistä
illative kynteen kynsiin
adessive kynnellä kynsillä
ablative kynneltä kynsiltä
allative kynnelle kynsille
essive kyntenä kynsinä
translative kynneksi kynsiksi
instructive kynsin
abessive kynnettä kynsittä
comitative kynsineen
Possessive forms of kynsi (type kynsi)
possessor singular plural
1st person kynteni kyntemme
2nd person kyntesi kyntenne
3rd person kyntensä
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkynsi/, [ˈkyns̠i] (indicative)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkynsiˣ/, [ˈkyns̠i(ʔ)] (imperative, connegative)
  • Rhymes: -ynsi
  • Syllabification: kyn‧si

Verb[edit]

kynsi

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of kynsiä.
  2. Indicative present connegative form of kynsiä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present form of kynsiä.
  4. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of kynsiä.

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkynsi/, [ˈkyns̠i]
  • Rhymes: -ynsi
  • Syllabification: kyn‧si

Verb[edit]

kynsi

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of kyntää.
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Karelian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *künci.

Noun[edit]

kynsi (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. (Northern, anatomy) fingernail