sammas

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sammas (genitive samba, partitive sammast)

  1. pillar, column

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Origin uncertain. Possibly an Indo-Iranian loan and a cognate of stambha and sampo.

Noun[edit]

sammas

  1. (mythology) cosmic pillar that supported the sky in the ancient Finnish mythology
Declension[edit]
Inflection of sammas (Kotus type 41/vieras, mp-mm gradation)
nominative sammas sampaat
genitive sampaan sampaiden
sampaitten
partitive sammasta sampaita
illative sampaaseen sampaisiin
singular plural
nominative sammas sampaat
accusative nom. sammas sampaat
gen. sampaan
genitive sampaan sampaiden
sampaitten
partitive sammasta sampaita
inessive sampaassa sampaissa
elative sampaasta sampaista
illative sampaaseen sampaisiin
sampaihinrare
adessive sampaalla sampailla
ablative sampaalta sampailta
allative sampaalle sampaille
essive sampaana sampaina
translative sampaaksi sampaiksi
instructive sampain
abessive sampaatta sampaitta
comitative sampaineen

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly derived from sammakko (frog), itself a possible derivation of sammas (cosmic pillar that supported the sky).

Noun[edit]

sammas

  1. (pathology) oral candidiasis, oral thrush, thrush
Declension[edit]
Inflection of sammas (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative sammas sammakset
genitive sammaksen sammasten
sammaksien
partitive sammasta sammaksia
illative sammakseen sammaksiin
singular plural
nominative sammas sammakset
accusative nom. sammas sammakset
gen. sammaksen
genitive sammaksen sammasten
sammaksien
partitive sammasta sammaksia
inessive sammaksessa sammaksissa
elative sammaksesta sammaksista
illative sammakseen sammaksiin
adessive sammaksella sammaksilla
ablative sammakselta sammaksilta
allative sammakselle sammaksille
essive sammaksena sammaksina
translative sammakseksi sammaksiksi
instructive sammaksin
abessive sammaksetta sammaksitta
comitative sammaksineen

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