pinne

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pinne

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of pinnen

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Finno-Ugric *pintä- (to close, cover). In that case, it is cognate with Hungarian fed and Udmurt поди (podi).[1]

Noun[edit]

pinne

  1. (rare, dialectal) Any device or part that keeps something in its place through tension (as contrasted with e.g. weight or friction), such as a clamp or clip.
  2. (pathology) A condition in which a nerve is pressed by other body parts causing pain, cramps or other symptoms.
  3. (idiomatic) A difficult situation, jam, bind. In this sense only used in inessive, elative and illative cases in set expressions.
    olla pinteessä = to be in a difficult situation
    joutua pinteeseen = to get into a difficult situation
    päästä pinteestä = to get out of a difficult situation

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pinne (Kotus type 48/hame, nt-nn gradation)
nominative pinne pinteet
genitive pinteen pinteiden
pinteitten
partitive pinnettä pinteitä
illative pinteeseen pinteisiin
pinteihin
singular plural
nominative pinne pinteet
accusative nom. pinne pinteet
gen. pinteen
genitive pinteen pinteiden
pinteitten
partitive pinnettä pinteitä
inessive pinteessä pinteissä
elative pinteestä pinteistä
illative pinteeseen pinteisiin
pinteihin
adessive pinteellä pinteillä
ablative pinteeltä pinteiltä
allative pinteelle pinteille
essive pinteenä pinteinä
translative pinteeksi pinteiksi
instructive pintein
abessive pinteettä pinteittä
comitative pinteineen

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pinne f

  1. plural of pinna

Old English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pinne f

  1. bottle, flask

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  • The exact gender is unknown. As pinne, it is assumed to be feminine. The form, glossed once in the accusative case, is pinnan (for flaxan, "flask"). Gender could also be masculine (nominative pinna).

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse pinni, from Old Swedish pinne, cognate with English pin.

Noun[edit]

pinne c

  1. a stick; a short thin roughly cylindrical form of material
  2. a perch; a bird's roost
    Som en fågel på en pinne, vill jag ständigt sitta i ditt minne.
    Like a bird on its perch, I want to sit forever in your memory.
  3. (sports) a point valid in a sports league, given to a team for winning a league match
    I fotbollsligan får det vinnande laget tre pinnar medan det förlorande laget inte får någon.

Declension[edit]

Declension of pinne 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pinne pinnen pinnar pinnarna
Genitive pinnes pinnens pinnars pinnarnas

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