maakotka

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of maa (land) +‎ kotka (eagle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑːˌkotkɑ]
  • Hyphenation: maa‧kot‧ka
  • Rhymes:
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Noun[edit]

maakotka

  1. A golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of maakotka (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative maakotka maakotkat
genitive maakotkan maakotkien
partitive maakotkaa maakotkia
illative maakotkaan maakotkiin
singular plural
nominative maakotka maakotkat
accusative nom. maakotka maakotkat
gen. maakotkan
genitive maakotkan maakotkien
maakotkainrare
partitive maakotkaa maakotkia
inessive maakotkassa maakotkissa
elative maakotkasta maakotkista
illative maakotkaan maakotkiin
adessive maakotkalla maakotkilla
ablative maakotkalta maakotkilta
allative maakotkalle maakotkille
essive maakotkana maakotkina
translative maakotkaksi maakotkiksi
instructive maakotkin
abessive maakotkatta maakotkitta
comitative maakotkineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • Maakotka and kotka are often used synonymously, because there are only two species of eagle in Finland. Of them the golden eagle may be called simply kotka, and the white-tailed eagle is merikotka ("sea eagle").

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