lamppu

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish lampa (which see for more).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmpːu/, [ˈlɑmpːu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmpːu
  • Syllabification(key): lamp‧pu

Noun[edit]

lamppu

  1. lamp
    Synonym: valaisin
  2. light bulb (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light)
    Synonym: hehkulamppu
  3. light bulb (similar article that converts electricity to light)
    LED-lamppuLED light bulb
  4. light bulb (sudden arrival of inspiration, idea etc.)
    Lamppu syttyi päässäni, kun sain uskomattoman tuoteidean.
    A light bulb went off in my head as I had an incredible idea for a new product.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lamppu (Kotus type 1*B/valo, pp-p gradation)
nominative lamppu lamput
genitive lampun lamppujen
partitive lamppua lamppuja
illative lamppuun lamppuihin
singular plural
nominative lamppu lamput
accusative nom. lamppu lamput
gen. lampun
genitive lampun lamppujen
partitive lamppua lamppuja
inessive lampussa lampuissa
elative lampusta lampuista
illative lamppuun lamppuihin
adessive lampulla lampuilla
ablative lampulta lampuilta
allative lampulle lampuille
essive lamppuna lamppuina
translative lampuksi lampuiksi
instructive lampuin
abessive lamputta lampuitta
comitative lamppuineen
Possessive forms of lamppu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person lamppuni lamppumme
2nd person lamppusi lamppunne
3rd person lamppunsa

Descendants[edit]

  • Ingrian: lamppu

References[edit]

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish Etymological Dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Lamppu (1).
Lamppu (2).

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Finnish lamppu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lamppu

  1. lamp
  2. light bulb

Declension[edit]

Declension of lamppu (type 4/koivu, pp-p gradation)
singular plural
nominative lamppu lamput
genitive lampun lamppuin, lamppuloin
partitive lamppua lamppuja, lamppuloja
illative lamppuu lamppuihe, lamppuloihe
inessive lampuus lamppuis, lamppulois
elative lampust lamppuist, lamppuloist
allative lampulle lamppuille, lamppuloille
adessive lampuul lamppuil, lamppuloil
ablative lampult lamppuilt, lamppuloilt
translative lampuks lamppuiks, lamppuloiks
essive lamppunna, lamppuun lamppuinna, lamppuloinna, lamppuin, lamppuloin
exessive1) lamppunt lamppuint, lamppuloint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

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References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 247