munkki

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish munk (monk, donut).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuŋkːi/, [ˈmuŋkːi]
  • Rhymes: -uŋkːi
  • Syllabification: munk‧ki

Noun[edit]

munkki

  1. monk
  2. doughnut/donut without a hole
  3. (slang) luck, fluke
  4. (slang) woman's breast
  5. (botany) a plant of the genus Jasione.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (doughnut or donut): munkki is sometimes used for doughnuts or donuts without a hole in the middle, while donitsi is used for those that do have one. However, munkki may have both meanings.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of munkki (Kotus type 5/risti, kk-k gradation)
nominative munkki munkit
genitive munkin munkkien
partitive munkkia munkkeja
illative munkkiin munkkeihin
singular plural
nominative munkki munkit
accusative nom. munkki munkit
gen. munkin
genitive munkin munkkien
partitive munkkia munkkeja
inessive munkissa munkeissa
elative munkista munkeista
illative munkkiin munkkeihin
adessive munkilla munkeilla
ablative munkilta munkeilta
allative munkille munkeille
essive munkkina munkkeina
translative munkiksi munkeiksi
instructive munkein
abessive munkitta munkeitta
comitative munkkeineen
Possessive forms of munkki (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person munkkini munkkimme
2nd person munkkisi munkkinne
3rd person munkkinsa

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