ranka

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See also: ränka and ranką

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *ranka (compare Karelian ranka, Votic ranka), borrowed from Proto-Norse [Term?] (compare dialectal Norwegian strang, strange (stripped trunk of a smaller tree)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑŋkɑ/, [ˈrɑŋkɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋkɑ
  • Syllabification: ran‧ka

Noun[edit]

ranka

  1. pole (delimbed but not debarked stem of a thin tree that is not cut to a specified length)
  2. stalk (supporting member of a plant part, such as a leaf or inflorescence)
  3. spine (short for selkäranka)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ranka (Kotus type 9/kala, nk-ng gradation)
nominative ranka rangat
genitive rangan rankojen
partitive rankaa rankoja
illative rankaan rankoihin
singular plural
nominative ranka rangat
accusative nom. ranka rangat
gen. rangan
genitive rangan rankojen
rankainrare
partitive rankaa rankoja
inessive rangassa rangoissa
elative rangasta rangoista
illative rankaan rankoihin
adessive rangalla rangoilla
ablative rangalta rangoilta
allative rangalle rangoille
essive rankana rankoina
translative rangaksi rangoiksi
instructive rangoin
abessive rangatta rangoitta
comitative rankoineen
Possessive forms of ranka (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person rankani rankamme
2nd person rankasi rankanne
3rd person rankansa

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Lithuanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *ránkāˀ. Cognate with Proto-Slavic *rǫka, Latvian roka.

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Noun[edit]

rankà f (plural rañkos) stress pattern 2

  1. (anatomy) hand; arm

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ranka

  1. genitive singular of ranek
  2. Diminutive of rana

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ranka

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of rank.

Noun[edit]

ranka c

  1. a vine, a bine, a long climbing shoot of a plant

Declension[edit]

Declension of ranka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ranka rankan rankor rankorna
Genitive rankas rankans rankors rankornas

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Verb[edit]

ranka (present rankar, preterite rankade, supine rankat, imperative ranka)

  1. to rank, to arrange according to rank
  2. (slang) to xerox, to copy (using a Rank Xerox copier)

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