maanosa

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of maan (earth's) +‎ osa (part); compare Swedish världsdel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑːnˌosɑ/, [ˈmɑːnˌo̞s̠ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -osɑ
  • Syllabification: maan‧o‧sa

Noun[edit]

maanosa

  1. continent

Usage notes[edit]

When strictly used, refers to a cultural or historical division as compared to manner for a proper geographical continent.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of maanosa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative maanosa maanosat
genitive maanosan maanosien
partitive maanosaa maanosia
illative maanosaan maanosiin
singular plural
nominative maanosa maanosat
accusative nom. maanosa maanosat
gen. maanosan
genitive maanosan maanosien
maanosainrare
partitive maanosaa maanosia
inessive maanosassa maanosissa
elative maanosasta maanosista
illative maanosaan maanosiin
adessive maanosalla maanosilla
ablative maanosalta maanosilta
allative maanosalle maanosille
essive maanosana maanosina
translative maanosaksi maanosiksi
instructive maanosin
abessive maanosatta maanositta
comitative maanosineen
Possessive forms of maanosa (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person maanosani maanosamme
2nd person maanosasi maanosanne
3rd person maanosansa

Hyponyms[edit]