linna

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

linna

  1. Genitive singular form of linn.
  2. Partitive singular form of linn.
  3. Illative singular form of linn.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *litna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

linna

  1. fortress, castle, stronghold
  2. (colloquial) prison

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 linnalleˣ linnoilleˣ
essive linnana linnoina
translative linnaksi linnoiksi
instructive linnoin
abessive linnatta linnoitta
comitative linnoineen

Usage notes[edit]

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

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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]