kynsi

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Finnish[edit]

(index ky)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *künci, from Proto-Uralic *kinče, *künče. Cognate with Estonian küüs, Ter Sami kannc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kyn‧si
  • IPA(key): [ˈkynsi]

Noun[edit]

kynsi

  1. fingernail, toenail, nail
  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)

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

Derived terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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.

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *künci.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (anatomy) fingernail