lokki

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Karelian lokka. Compare Estonian lõugas (gull).[1] Probably onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlokːi/, [ˈlo̞kːi]
  • Rhymes: -okːi
  • Syllabification(key): lok‧ki

Noun[edit]

lokki

  1. gull, seagull (any bird of the genus Larus within the family Laridae)
  2. (taxonomy) gull, seagull (any bird of the family Laridae)
  3. (colloquial) One that begs for handouts from their friends, particularly food or drink; a mooch.

Usage notes[edit]

In common usage the word lokki only refers to birds of genus Larus, but in taxonomy the term covers whole of the family Laridae.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lokki (Kotus type 5*A/risti, kk-k gradation)
nominative lokki lokit
genitive lokin lokkien
partitive lokkia lokkeja
illative lokkiin lokkeihin
singular plural
nominative lokki lokit
accusative nom. lokki lokit
gen. lokin
genitive lokin lokkien
partitive lokkia lokkeja
inessive lokissa lokeissa
elative lokista lokeista
illative lokkiin lokkeihin
adessive lokilla lokeilla
ablative lokilta lokeilta
allative lokille lokeille
essive lokkina lokkeina
translative lokiksi lokeiksi
abessive lokitta lokeitta
instructive lokein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of lokki (Kotus type 5*A/risti, kk-k gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lokkini lokkini
accusative nom. lokkini lokkini
gen. lokkini
genitive lokkini lokkieni
partitive lokkiani lokkejani
inessive lokissani lokeissani
elative lokistani lokeistani
illative lokkiini lokkeihini
adessive lokillani lokeillani
ablative lokiltani lokeiltani
allative lokilleni lokeilleni
essive lokkinani lokkeinani
translative lokikseni lokeikseni
abessive lokittani lokeittani
instructive
comitative lokkeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lokkisi lokkisi
accusative nom. lokkisi lokkisi
gen. lokkisi
genitive lokkisi lokkiesi
partitive lokkiasi lokkejasi
inessive lokissasi lokeissasi
elative lokistasi lokeistasi
illative lokkiisi lokkeihisi
adessive lokillasi lokeillasi
ablative lokiltasi lokeiltasi
allative lokillesi lokeillesi
essive lokkinasi lokkeinasi
translative lokiksesi lokeiksesi
abessive lokittasi lokeittasi
instructive
comitative lokkeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lokkimme lokkimme
accusative nom. lokkimme lokkimme
gen. lokkimme
genitive lokkimme lokkiemme
partitive lokkiamme lokkejamme
inessive lokissamme lokeissamme
elative lokistamme lokeistamme
illative lokkiimme lokkeihimme
adessive lokillamme lokeillamme
ablative lokiltamme lokeiltamme
allative lokillemme lokeillemme
essive lokkinamme lokkeinamme
translative lokiksemme lokeiksemme
abessive lokittamme lokeittamme
instructive
comitative lokkeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lokkinne lokkinne
accusative nom. lokkinne lokkinne
gen. lokkinne
genitive lokkinne lokkienne
partitive lokkianne lokkejanne
inessive lokissanne lokeissanne
elative lokistanne lokeistanne
illative lokkiinne lokkeihinne
adessive lokillanne lokeillanne
ablative lokiltanne lokeiltanne
allative lokillenne lokeillenne
essive lokkinanne lokkeinanne
translative lokiksenne lokeiksenne
abessive lokittanne lokeittanne
instructive
comitative lokkeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative lokkinsa lokkinsa
accusative nom. lokkinsa lokkinsa
gen. lokkinsa
genitive lokkinsa lokkiensa
partitive lokkiaan
lokkiansa
lokkejaan
lokkejansa
inessive lokissaan
lokissansa
lokeissaan
lokeissansa
elative lokistaan
lokistansa
lokeistaan
lokeistansa
illative lokkiinsa lokkeihinsa
adessive lokillaan
lokillansa
lokeillaan
lokeillansa
ablative lokiltaan
lokiltansa
lokeiltaan
lokeiltansa
allative lokilleen
lokillensa
lokeilleen
lokeillensa
essive lokkinaan
lokkinansa
lokkeinaan
lokkeinansa
translative lokikseen
lokiksensa
lokeikseen
lokeiksensa
abessive lokittaan
lokittansa
lokeittaan
lokeittansa
instructive
comitative lokkeineen
lokkeinensa

Derived terms[edit]

compounds

References[edit]

  1. ^ Itkonen, Erkki, Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000), Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words]‎[1] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lokki

  1. indefinite dative singular of lokkur