mumina

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mumista (to mumble, mutter) +‎ -na (suffix used to produce action nouns out of certain verbs)

Noun[edit]

mumina

  1. mumble, mumbling, mutter, muttering, murmur (low, indistinct sounds of speech)
    • 2008 Veikko O. Tähti, Kuoleman portilla, BoD - Books on Demand, ISBN 9524980428, page 85:
      Kun ovi oli sulkeutunut junapartion perässä hiljaa tömähtäen, kuului enää vain vanhan rouvan ärtynyt mumina.
      After the door had closed behind the train patrol with a soft thump, only the old lady's irritated mumble was heard.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mumina (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative mumina muminat
genitive muminan muminoiden
muminoitten
partitive muminaa muminoita
illative muminaan muminoihin
singular plural
nominative mumina muminat
accusative nom. mumina muminat
gen. muminan
genitive muminan muminoiden
muminoitten
muminainrare
partitive muminaa muminoita
inessive muminassa muminoissa
elative muminasta muminoista
illative muminaan muminoihin
adessive muminalla muminoilla
ablative muminalta muminoilta
allative muminalle muminoille
essive muminana muminoina
translative muminaksi muminoiksi
instructive muminoin
abessive muminatta muminoitta
comitative muminoineen

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Severi Alanne's 1919 Suomalais-Englantilainen Sanakirja / Finnish English Dictionary (mumina is on page 406)

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