lelu

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally childish; probably related to lelliä.[1] First used in a literary work by Abraham Poppius in 1820[1]. Cognates include Ingrian lilla, Karelian lilu, and Votic lello.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlelu/, [ˈle̞lu]
  • Rhymes: -elu
  • Syllabification: le‧lu

Noun[edit]

lelu

  1. toy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lelu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative lelu lelut
genitive lelun lelujen
partitive lelua leluja
illative leluun leluihin
singular plural
nominative lelu lelut
accusative nom. lelu lelut
gen. lelun
genitive lelun lelujen
partitive lelua leluja
inessive lelussa leluissa
elative lelusta leluista
illative leluun leluihin
adessive lelulla leluilla
ablative lelulta leluilta
allative lelulle leluille
essive leluna leluina
translative leluksi leluiksi
instructive leluin
abessive lelutta leluitta
comitative leluineen
Possessive forms of lelu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person leluni lelumme
2nd person lelusi lelunne
3rd person lelunsa

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

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

Yosondúa Mixtec[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish cordero.

Noun[edit]

lelu

  1. lamb

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish sombrero.

Noun[edit]

lelu

  1. hat

References[edit]

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[2] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 45