lauha

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Disputed; either related to Erzya лавшо (lavšo, weak), or borrowed from Proto-Germanic *lausaz (compare Swedish lös) or Proto-Germanic *hlāwaz (variant of *hlēwaz).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑu̯hɑ/, [ˈlɑu̯ɦɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑuhɑ
  • Syllabification: lau‧ha

Adjective[edit]

lauha (comparative lauhempi, superlative lauhin)

  1. mild, temperate (weather, climate)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lauha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lauha lauhat
genitive lauhan lauhojen
partitive lauhaa lauhoja
illative lauhaan lauhoihin
singular plural
nominative lauha lauhat
accusative nom. lauha lauhat
gen. lauhan
genitive lauhan lauhojen
lauhainrare
partitive lauhaa lauhoja
inessive lauhassa lauhoissa
elative lauhasta lauhoista
illative lauhaan lauhoihin
adessive lauhalla lauhoilla
ablative lauhalta lauhoilta
allative lauhalle lauhoille
essive lauhana lauhoina
translative lauhaksi lauhoiksi
instructive lauhoin
abessive lauhatta lauhoitta
comitative lauhoine
Possessive forms of lauha (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person lauhani lauhamme
2nd person lauhasi lauhanne
3rd person lauhansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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Noun[edit]

lauha

  1. (botany) hair grass, tussock grass: grass in genus Deschampsia

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lauha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lauha lauhat
genitive lauhan lauhojen
partitive lauhaa lauhoja
illative lauhaan lauhoihin
singular plural
nominative lauha lauhat
accusative nom. lauha lauhat
gen. lauhan
genitive lauhan lauhojen
lauhainrare
partitive lauhaa lauhoja
inessive lauhassa lauhoissa
elative lauhasta lauhoista
illative lauhaan lauhoihin
adessive lauhalla lauhoilla
ablative lauhalta lauhoilta
allative lauhalle lauhoille
essive lauhana lauhoina
translative lauhaksi lauhoiksi
instructive lauhoin
abessive lauhatta lauhoitta
comitative lauhoineen
Possessive forms of lauha (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person lauhani lauhamme
2nd person lauhasi lauhanne
3rd person lauhansa

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References[edit]

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

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