puuvilla

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Etymology[edit]

puu (tree) +‎ villa (wool); calque of German Baumwolle (cotton), which is a compound of Baum (tree) + Wolle (wool).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuːˌʋilːɑ/, [ˈpuːˌʋilːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ilːɑ
  • Syllabification: puu‧vil‧la

Noun[edit]

puuvilla

  1. cotton (type of plant used as a source of cotton fiber)
  2. cotton (raw material)
  3. cotton (textile)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of puuvilla (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative puuvilla puuvillat
genitive puuvillan puuvillojen
partitive puuvillaa puuvilloja
illative puuvillaan puuvilloihin
singular plural
nominative puuvilla puuvillat
accusative nom. puuvilla puuvillat
gen. puuvillan
genitive puuvillan puuvillojen
puuvillainrare
partitive puuvillaa puuvilloja
inessive puuvillassa puuvilloissa
elative puuvillasta puuvilloista
illative puuvillaan puuvilloihin
adessive puuvillalla puuvilloilla
ablative puuvillalta puuvilloilta
allative puuvillalle puuvilloille
essive puuvillana puuvilloina
translative puuvillaksi puuvilloiksi
instructive puuvilloin
abessive puuvillatta puuvilloitta
comitative puuvilloineen
Possessive forms of puuvilla (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person puuvillani puuvillamme
2nd person puuvillasi puuvillanne
3rd person puuvillansa

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