paija

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See also: paijā

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *paija. Compare also Latvian paija and dialectal Russian пай (paj, kind, nice).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑi̯jɑ/, [ˈpɑi̯j(ː)ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑijɑ
  • Syllabification: pai‧ja

Noun[edit]

paija

  1. (dialectal) toy, plaything
    Synonym: lelu

Declension[edit]

Inflection of paija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative paija paijat
genitive paijan paijojen
partitive paijaa paijoja
illative paijaan paijoihin
singular plural
nominative paija paijat
accusative nom. paija paijat
gen. paijan
genitive paijan paijojen
paijainrare
partitive paijaa paijoja
inessive paijassa paijoissa
elative paijasta paijoista
illative paijaan paijoihin
adessive paijalla paijoilla
ablative paijalta paijoilta
allative paijalle paijoille
essive paijana paijoina
translative paijaksi paijoiksi
instructive paijoin
abessive paijatta paijoitta
comitative paijoineen
Possessive forms of paija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person paijani paijamme
2nd person paijasi paijanne
3rd person paijansa

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

paija f (4th declension)

  1. toy, plaything
    bērni ar paijāmchildren with toys
    saimnieks tur suni kā paijuthe owner holds (= treats) his dog like a toy

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