peninkulma

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from penin (dog) +‎ kuuluma (to be heard), the "distance a dog can be heard from". Relation to the Swedish mil is a secondary development.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeninˌkulmɑ/, [ˈpe̞niŋˌkulmɑ]
  • Hyphenation: pe‧nin‧kul‧ma
  • Rhymes: -ulmɑ

Noun[edit]

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peninkulma

  1. (archaic) measure of length equal to 10 kilometers (from the year 1887)
  2. (obsolete) measure of length equal to 10.688 kilometers (in 1655-1886), i.e. the Swedish mil
  3. (obsolete) measure of length equal to about six kilometers (before 1655)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of peninkulma (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative peninkulma peninkulmat
genitive peninkulman peninkulmien
partitive peninkulmaa peninkulmia
illative peninkulmaan peninkulmiin
singular plural
nominative peninkulma peninkulmat
accusative nom. peninkulma peninkulmat
gen. peninkulman
genitive peninkulman peninkulmien
peninkulmainrare
partitive peninkulmaa peninkulmia
inessive peninkulmassa peninkulmissa
elative peninkulmasta peninkulmista
illative peninkulmaan peninkulmiin
adessive peninkulmalla peninkulmilla
ablative peninkulmalta peninkulmilta
allative peninkulmalle peninkulmille
essive peninkulmana peninkulmina
translative peninkulmaksi peninkulmiksi
instructive peninkulmin
abessive peninkulmatta peninkulmitta
comitative peninkulmineen

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