ruokahalu

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of ruoka (food) +‎ halu (desire).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈruo̯kɑˌhɑlu/, [ˈruo̞̯kɑˌhɑlu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlu
  • Syllabification(key): ruo‧ka‧ha‧lu

Noun[edit]

ruokahalu

  1. appetite
    Hyvää ruokahalua!
    Bon appétit!

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ruokahalu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative ruokahalu ruokahalut
genitive ruokahalun ruokahalujen
partitive ruokahalua ruokahaluja
illative ruokahaluun ruokahaluihin
singular plural
nominative ruokahalu ruokahalut
accusative nom. ruokahalu ruokahalut
gen. ruokahalun
genitive ruokahalun ruokahalujen
partitive ruokahalua ruokahaluja
inessive ruokahalussa ruokahaluissa
elative ruokahalusta ruokahaluista
illative ruokahaluun ruokahaluihin
adessive ruokahalulla ruokahaluilla
ablative ruokahalulta ruokahaluilta
allative ruokahalulle ruokahaluille
essive ruokahaluna ruokahaluina
translative ruokahaluksi ruokahaluiksi
instructive ruokahaluin
abessive ruokahalutta ruokahaluitta
comitative ruokahaluineen
Possessive forms of ruokahalu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person ruokahaluni ruokahalumme
2nd person ruokahalusi ruokahalunne
3rd person ruokahalunsa