roska

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Swedish rosk (filth, garbage). First mention in a Finnish dictionary was in 1787.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈroskɑ/, [ˈro̞s̠kɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oskɑ
  • Syllabification: ros‧ka

Noun[edit]

roska

  1. litter, trash, rubbish

Declension[edit]

Inflection of roska (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative roska roskat
genitive roskan roskien
partitive roskaa roskia
illative roskaan roskiin
singular plural
nominative roska roskat
accusative nom. roska roskat
gen. roskan
genitive roskan roskien
roskainrare
partitive roskaa roskia
inessive roskassa roskissa
elative roskasta roskista
illative roskaan roskiin
adessive roskalla roskilla
ablative roskalta roskilta
allative roskalle roskille
essive roskana roskina
translative roskaksi roskiksi
instructive roskin
abessive roskatta roskitta
comitative roskineen
Possessive forms of roska (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person roskani roskamme
2nd person roskasi roskanne
3rd person roskansa

Usage notes[edit]

  • In plural used also as collective noun.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish etymological dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN

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Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

roska

  1. litter (waste)

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rosa +‎ -ka

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roska f

  1. Diminutive of rosa

Declension[edit]