laiton

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑi̯ton/, [ˈlɑi̯t̪o̞n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑiton
  • Syllabification: lai‧ton

Etymology 1[edit]

laki (law) +‎ -ton (-less)

Adjective[edit]

laiton (comparative laittomampi, superlative laittomin)

  1. illegal, illegitimate, lawless, unlawful (contrary to or forbidden by law)
  2. unlawful, illicit (not approved by law, but not invalid)
  3. lawless, extralegal (not governed by any law)
  4. lawless (not restrained by the law or by discipline)
  5. (baseball, pesäpallo) foul
Declension[edit]
Inflection of laiton (Kotus type 34/onneton, tt-t gradation)
nominative laiton laittomat
genitive laittoman laittomien
partitive laitonta laittomia
illative laittomaan laittomiin
singular plural
nominative laiton laittomat
accusative nom. laiton laittomat
gen. laittoman
genitive laittoman laittomien
laitontenrare
partitive laitonta laittomia
inessive laittomassa laittomissa
elative laittomasta laittomista
illative laittomaan laittomiin
adessive laittomalla laittomilla
ablative laittomalta laittomilta
allative laittomalle laittomille
essive laittomana laittomina
translative laittomaksi laittomiksi
instructive laittomin
abessive laittomatta laittomitta
comitative laittomine
Possessive forms of laiton (type onneton)
possessor singular plural
1st person laittomani laittomamme
2nd person laittomasi laittomanne
3rd person laittomansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.
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Noun[edit]

laiton

  1. (baseball, pesäpallo) foul ball (ball that lands on foul territory)
Derived terms[edit]
Declension[edit]
Inflection of laiton (Kotus type 34/onneton, tt-t gradation)
nominative laiton laittomat
genitive laittoman laittomien
partitive laitonta laittomia
illative laittomaan laittomiin
singular plural
nominative laiton laittomat
accusative nom. laiton laittomat
gen. laittoman
genitive laittoman laittomien
laitontenrare
partitive laitonta laittomia
inessive laittomassa laittomissa
elative laittomasta laittomista
illative laittomaan laittomiin
adessive laittomalla laittomilla
ablative laittomalta laittomilta
allative laittomalle laittomille
essive laittomana laittomina
translative laittomaksi laittomiksi
instructive laittomin
abessive laittomatta laittomitta
comitative laittomineen
Possessive forms of laiton (type onneton)
possessor singular plural
1st person laittomani laittomamme
2nd person laittomasi laittomanne
3rd person laittomansa

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

laiton

  1. Genitive singular form of laitto.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic لَاطُون(lāṭūn, copper, copper alloy), itself from Common Turkic *altun (gold). See Turkish altın, Old Turkic 𐰞𐱃𐰆𐰣(altun, gold), Karakhanid اَلْتُونْ(altūn, gold)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛ.tɔ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

laiton m (uncountable)

  1. Brass (the alloy).

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