lauantai

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse laugardagr, from Proto-Germanic *laugōz dagaz. Estonian laupäev, Votic laukopäivä, Ingrian laukopäivä are from the same origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑu̯ɑntɑi̯/, [ˈlɑu̯ɑn̪t̪ɑi̯]
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  • Rhymes: -ɑuɑntɑi
  • Syllabification: lau‧an‧tai

Noun[edit]

day of the week
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lauantai

  1. Saturday

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lauantai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative lauantai lauantait
genitive lauantain lauantaiden
lauantaitten
partitive lauantaita lauantaita
illative lauantaihin lauantaihin
singular plural
nominative lauantai lauantait
accusative nom. lauantai lauantait
gen. lauantain
genitive lauantain lauantaiden
lauantaitten
partitive lauantaita lauantaita
inessive lauantaissa lauantaissa
elative lauantaista lauantaista
illative lauantaihin lauantaihin
adessive lauantailla lauantailla
ablative lauantailta lauantailta
allative lauantaille lauantaille
essive lauantaina lauantaina
translative lauantaiksi lauantaiksi
instructive lauantain
abessive lauantaitta lauantaitta
comitative lauantaineen
Possessive forms of lauantai (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person lauantaini lauantaimme
2nd person lauantaisi lauantainne
3rd person lauantainsa

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