poika

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Finnish[edit]

(index po)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *poika, from Proto-Uralic *pojka. Cognate with Livvi poigu, Estonian poeg, poiss and Hungarian fiú.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpoi̯kɑ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: poi‧ka

Noun[edit]

poika

  1. boy
  2. son
  3. young (an offspring of an animal, especially of bird)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of poika (Kotus type 10/koira, ik-j gradation)
nominative poika pojat
genitive pojan poikien
partitive poikaa poikia
illative poikaan poikiin
singular plural
nominative poika pojat
accusative nom. poika pojat
gen. pojan
genitive pojan poikien
poikainrare
partitive poikaa poikia
inessive pojassa pojissa
elative pojasta pojista
illative poikaan poikiin
adessive pojalla pojilla
ablative pojalta pojilta
allative pojalle pojille
essive poikana poikina
translative pojaksi pojiksi
instructive pojin
abessive pojatta pojitta
comitative poikineen
  • Note: Inflection of this word is somewhat irregular. The k is lost in weak grades and the i changed to j.

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Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *poika, from Proto-Uralic *pojka.

Noun[edit]

poika ‎(genitive poigaa, partitive poikaa)

  1. son

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "poika" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat