nuija

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *nuija.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnui̯jɑ/, [ˈnui̯j(ː)ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -uijɑ
  • Syllabification: nui‧ja

Noun[edit]

nuija

  1. club
  2. mallet, maul
  3. bludgeon
  4. gavel (wooden mallet of the chairman of the meeting)
  5. (colloq) fool, idiot

Declension[edit]

Inflection of nuija (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative nuija nuijat
genitive nuijan nuijien
partitive nuijaa nuijia
illative nuijaan nuijiin
singular plural
nominative nuija nuijat
accusative nom. nuija nuijat
gen. nuijan
genitive nuijan nuijien
nuijainrare
partitive nuijaa nuijia
inessive nuijassa nuijissa
elative nuijasta nuijista
illative nuijaan nuijiin
adessive nuijalla nuijilla
ablative nuijalta nuijilta
allative nuijalle nuijille
essive nuijana nuijina
translative nuijaksi nuijiksi
instructive nuijin
abessive nuijatta nuijitta
comitative nuijineen
Possessive forms of nuija (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person nuijani nuijamme
2nd person nuijasi nuijanne
3rd person nuijansa

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