otsa

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

otsa

  1. genitive singular of ots
  2. partitive singular of ots
  3. illative singular of ots

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *occa, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *andijaz (compare Old Norse enni, Old High German endi).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈotsɑ/, [ˈo̞ts̠ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -otsɑ
  • Syllabification: ot‧sa

Noun[edit]

otsa

  1. (anatomy) forehead
  2. audacity, nerve (in the expression olla otsaa ("to have the nerve"))
    Hänellä oli otsaa pyytää lainaa, vaikka ei ollut maksanut edellisestä edes korkoja.
    He had the nerve to ask for a new loan although he had not even paid the interest on the old one.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of otsa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative otsa otsat
genitive otsan otsien
partitive otsaa otsia
illative otsaan otsiin
singular plural
nominative otsa otsat
accusative nom. otsa otsat
gen. otsan
genitive otsan otsien
otsainrare
partitive otsaa otsia
inessive otsassa otsissa
elative otsasta otsista
illative otsaan otsiin
adessive otsalla otsilla
ablative otsalta otsilta
allative otsalle otsille
essive otsana otsina
translative otsaksi otsiksi
instructive otsin
abessive otsatta otsitta
comitative otsineen
Possessive forms of otsa (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person otsani otsamme
2nd person otsasi otsanne
3rd person otsansa

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kylstra, A.D.; Hahmo, Sirkka-Liisa; Hofstra, Tette; Nikkilä, Otto. 1991–2012. Lexicon der älteren germanischen Lehnwörter in den ostseefinnischen Sprachen. Amsterdam: Rodopi. (pp. 312–313)

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Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-jòkia, causative of Proto-Bantu *-jòka.

Verb[edit]

-ōtsa (infinitive (Rwanda) kōtsa or (Rundi) kwōtsa, perfective -ōkeje)

  1. roast, burn, bake

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