saippua

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Proto-Germanic *saipǭ (soap), compare Swedish såpa. Doublet of suopa and soopa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑi̯pːuɑ/, [ˈs̠ɑi̯pːuɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑipːuɑ
  • Syllabification: saip‧pu‧a

Noun[edit]

saippua

  1. soap

Declension[edit]

Inflection of saippua (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative saippua saippuat
genitive saippuan saippuoiden
saippuoitten
partitive saippuaa saippuoita
illative saippuaan saippuoihin
singular plural
nominative saippua saippuat
accusative nom. saippua saippuat
gen. saippuan
genitive saippuan saippuoiden
saippuoitten
saippuainrare
partitive saippuaa saippuoita
inessive saippuassa saippuoissa
elative saippuasta saippuoista
illative saippuaan saippuoihin
adessive saippualla saippuoilla
ablative saippualta saippuoilta
allative saippualle saippuoille
essive saippuana saippuoina
translative saippuaksi saippuoiksi
instructive saippuoin
abessive saippuatta saippuoitta
comitative saippuoineen
Possessive forms of saippua (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person saippuani saippuamme
2nd person saippuasi saippuanne
3rd person saippuansa

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Northern Sami: sáibu

Compounds[edit]