leuka

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *leuka, possibly from a Baltic language, compare Lithuanian liauka (gland).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleu̯kɑ/, [ˈle̞u̯kɑ]
  • Rhymes: -eukɑ
  • Syllabification: leu‧ka

Noun[edit]

leuka

  1. jaw
  2. chin

Declension[edit]

Inflection of leuka (Kotus type 9/kala, k- gradation)
nominative leuka leuat
genitive leuan leukojen
partitive leukaa leukoja
illative leukaan leukoihin
singular plural
nominative leuka leuat
accusative nom. leuka leuat
gen. leuan
genitive leuan leukojen
leukainrare
partitive leukaa leukoja
inessive leuassa leuoissa
elative leuasta leuoista
illative leukaan leukoihin
adessive leualla leuoilla
ablative leualta leuoilta
allative leualle leuoille
essive leukana leukoina
translative leuaksi leuoiksi
instructive leuoin
abessive leuatta leuoitta
comitative leukoineen
Possessive forms of leuka (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person leukani leukamme
2nd person leukasi leukanne
3rd person leukansa

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Ingrian[edit]

Leuka (1).
Leuka (2).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *leuka. Cognates include Finnish leuka and Estonian lõug.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Soikkola) IPA(key): /ˈleu̯kɑ/
  • Hyphenation: leu‧ka

Noun[edit]

leuka (genitive leuvvan, partitive leukaa)

  1. jaw
  2. chin
  3. (figuratively) lip

Declension[edit]

Declension of leuka (type 3/kana, k-vv gradation)
singular plural
nominative leuka leuvvat
genitive leuvvan leukoin
partitive leukaa leukoja
illative leukaa leukoi
inessive leuvvas leuvvois
elative leuvvast leuvvoist
allative leuvvalle leuvvoille
adessive leuvval leuvvoil
ablative leuvvalt leuvvoilt
translative leuvvaks leuvvoiks
essive leukanna
leukaan
leukoinna
leukoin
exessive1) leukant leukoint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 59
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 262

Karelian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

leuka (genitive leuvan, partitive leukua)

  1. jaw
  2. chin