porkkana

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Finnish[edit]

(index po)

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fi

Etymology[edit]

From Russian боркан (borkan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈporkːɑnɑ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pork‧ka‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɑnɑ

Noun[edit]

porkkana

  1. Carrot.
  2. (figuratively) Incentive, especially a monetary reward (used in order to make someone behave according to the wishes of the person or the government giving the reward).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of porkkana (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative porkkana porkkanat
genitive porkkanan porkkanoiden
porkkanoitten
partitive porkkanaa porkkanoita
illative porkkanaan porkkanoihin
singular plural
nominative porkkana porkkanat
accusative nom.? porkkana porkkanat
gen. porkkanan
genitive porkkanan porkkanoiden
porkkanoitten
porkkanainrare
partitive porkkanaa porkkanoita
inessive porkkanassa porkkanoissa
elative porkkanasta porkkanoista
illative porkkanaan porkkanoihin
adessive porkkanalla porkkanoilla
ablative porkkanalta porkkanoilta
allative porkkanalleˣ porkkanoilleˣ
essive porkkanana porkkanoina
translative porkkanaksi porkkanoiksi
instructive porkkanoin
abessive porkkanatta porkkanoitta
comitative porkkanoineen

Derived terms[edit]