sankka

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of dialectal sankea (with -keA ~ -kkA variation), from Proto-Finnic [Term?] (compare Karelian sankie, Livonian sangdõ, Veps sanged).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑŋkːɑ/, [ˈs̠ɑŋkːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋkːɑ
  • Syllabification: sank‧ka

Adjective[edit]

sankka (comparative sankempi, superlative sankin)

  1. dense (such as of smoke or fog or a group of people)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sankka (Kotus type 9/kala, kk-k gradation)
nominative sankka sankat
genitive sankan sankkojen
partitive sankkaa sankkoja
illative sankkaan sankkoihin
singular plural
nominative sankka sankat
accusative nom. sankka sankat
gen. sankan
genitive sankan sankkojen
sankkainrare
partitive sankkaa sankkoja
inessive sankassa sankoissa
elative sankasta sankoista
illative sankkaan sankkoihin
adessive sankalla sankoilla
ablative sankalta sankoilta
allative sankalle sankoille
essive sankkana sankkoina
translative sankaksi sankoiksi
instructive sankoin
abessive sankatta sankoitta
comitative sankkoine
Possessive forms of sankka (type kala)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
possessor singular plural
1st person sankkani sankkamme
2nd person sankkasi sankkanne
3rd person sankkansa

Derived terms[edit]