puu

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe. Cognates include Finnish puu, Karelian puu, and Hungarian fa.

Noun[edit]

puu ‎(genitive puu, partitive puud)

  1. tree
  2. wood (material)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe, from Proto-Indo-European *bhuH-/bhouH-. Cognates include Estonian puu, Karelian puu, Hungarian fa and English beam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

puu

  1. tree
    kasvava puu "growing tree"
  2. wood (material)
    puu materiaalina "wood as a material"
  3. When used as modifier in a compound term (puu-), often translated with the adjective wooden.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of puu (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative puu puut
genitive puun puiden
puitten
partitive puuta puita
illative puuhun puihin
singular plural
nominative puu puut
accusative nom.? puu puut
gen. puun
genitive puun puiden
puitten
partitive puuta puita
inessive puussa puissa
elative puusta puista
illative puuhun puihin
adessive puulla puilla
ablative puulta puilta
allative puulle puille
essive puuna puina
translative puuksi puiksi
instructive puin
abessive puutta puitta
comitative puineen

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Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe. Cognates include Finnish puu, Estonian puu, and Hungarian fa.

Noun[edit]

puu ‎(genitive puun, partitive puudu)

  1. tree

Declension[edit]


Võro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe.

Noun[edit]

puu ‎(genitive puu, partitive puud)

  1. tree

Inflection[edit]


Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe.

Noun[edit]

puu ‎(genitive puu, partitive [please provide])

  1. tree

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "puu" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat