niska

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See also: níska and niską

Finnish[edit]

(index ni)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *niska. Cognate with Ingrian niska, Karelian niska, Veps nišk, nisk and Votic niska.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈniskɑ/, [ˈnis̠kɑ]
  • Rhymes: -iskɑ
  • Syllabification: nis‧ka

Noun[edit]

niska

  1. (anatomy) nape, the back of the neck
  2. a load bearing horizontal support column in a building
  3. the upper end of koski (a series of small waterfalls) (the place where the rapid flow begins)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of niska (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative niska niskat
genitive niskan niskojen
partitive niskaa niskoja
illative niskaan niskoihin
singular plural
nominative niska niskat
accusative nom. niska niskat
gen. niskan
genitive niskan niskojen
niskainrare
partitive niskaa niskoja
inessive niskassa niskoissa
elative niskasta niskoista
illative niskaan niskoihin
adessive niskalla niskoilla
ablative niskalta niskoilta
allative niskalle niskoille
essive niskana niskoina
translative niskaksi niskoiksi
instructive niskoin
abessive niskatta niskoitta
comitative niskoineen
Possessive forms of niska (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person niskani niskamme
2nd person niskasi niskanne
3rd person niskansa

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Ingrian[edit]

Niska.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *niska. Cognates include Finnish niska and Karelian niska.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

niska (genitive nizan, partitive niskaa)

  1. (anatomy) nape

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 341
  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1], page 136

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

niska

  1. nominative feminine singular of niski

Plains Cree[edit]

Niska.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

niska anim (plural niskak, Syllabics ᓂᐢᑲ)

  1. goose

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

niska

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of niski