linna

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

linna

  1. genitive singular of linn
  2. partitive singular of linn
  3. illative singular of linn

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *litna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlinːɑ/, [ˈlinːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -inːɑ
  • Syllabification: lin‧na

Noun[edit]

linna

  1. castle (fortified building)
  2. (colloquial) prison, jail, slammer

Usage notes[edit]

Also used as a suffix in the formation of town names.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of linna (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative linna linnat
genitive linnan linnojen
partitive linnaa linnoja
illative linnaan linnoihin
singular plural
nominative linna linnat
accusative nom. linna linnat
gen. linnan
genitive linnan linnojen
linnainrare
partitive linnaa linnoja
inessive linnassa linnoissa
elative linnasta linnoista
illative linnaan linnoihin
adessive linnalla linnoilla
ablative linnalta linnoilta
allative linnalle linnoille
essive linnana linnoina
translative linnaksi linnoiksi
instructive linnoin
abessive linnatta linnoitta
comitative linnoineen
Possessive forms of linna (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person linnani linnamme
2nd person linnasi linnanne
3rd person linnansa

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse linna, from Proto-Germanic *linnaną (to move aside, swerve from, cease), from Proto-Indo-European *leyh₂- (to avoid, elude, decline, shrink away from, recede). Cognate with English dialectal lin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

linna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative linnti, supine linnt)

  1. (intransitive or impersonal) to stop, to abate

Conjugation[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Linnaa.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *litna (town, castle). Cognates include Finnish linna (castle) and Estonian linn (city).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

linna

  1. town, city
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 47:
      Seel kasvaat meijen linnat nooret.
      There our young cities grow.
    • 1936, L. G. Terehova; V. G. Erdeli, Mihailov and P. I. Maksimov, transl., Geografia: oppikirja iƶoroin alkușkoulun kolmatta klaassaa vart (ensimäine osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-Pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 5:
      Möö tovarişşanka jo aikaa laatisimma pioneeroille, kummat seisoit laageriis ei etähääl meijen linnast.
      Long ago, a comrade and I wanted to go to the pioneers, that were camping not far from our city.

Declension[edit]

Declension of linna (type 3/kana, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative linna linnat
genitive linnan linnoin
partitive linnaa linnoja
illative linnaa linnoi
inessive linnaas linnois
elative linnast linnoist
allative linnalle linnoille
adessive linnaal linnoil
ablative linnalt linnoilt
translative linnaks linnoiks
essive linnanna, linnaan linnoinna, linnoin
exessive1) linnant linnoint
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.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 14
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 267
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[2], →ISBN, page 72

Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *litna (town, castle). Cognates include Finnish linna (castle) and Estonian linn (city).

Noun[edit]

linna

  1. town
  2. city

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

linna f (genitive linnae); first declension

  1. A kind of garment typical of Gauls

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative linna linnae
Genitive linnae linnārum
Dative linnae linnīs
Accusative linnam linnās
Ablative linnā linnīs
Vocative linna linnae

References[edit]

  • linna in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

linna

  1. accusative/genitive plural of linnr

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ligna, plural of lignum, from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ-no- (that which is collected), from *leǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

linna m (plural linnas)

  1. wood