sulka

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sul‧ka

Noun[edit]

sulka

  1. feather (stiff feather in a bird's wing or tail that helps to produce the lift)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sulka (Kotus type 10/koira, k- gradation)
nominative sulka sulat
genitive sulan sulkien
partitive sulkaa sulkia
illative sulkaan sulkiin
singular plural
nominative sulka sulat
accusative nom.? sulka sulat
gen. sulan
genitive sulan sulkien
sulkainrare
partitive sulkaa sulkia
inessive sulassa sulissa
elative sulasta sulista
illative sulkaan sulkiin
adessive sulalla sulilla
ablative sulalta sulilta
allative sulalleˣ sulilleˣ
essive sulkana sulkina
translative sulaksi suliksi
instructive sulin
abessive sulatta sulitta
comitative sulkineen

Usage notes[edit]

The word "feather" has two translations into Finnish: sulka which is defined above and höyhen which refers to the shorter and softer feathers that cover the bird's body. Closest to the skin is the fine untuva (down) which helps to maintain body heat on cold weather.

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sulka (genitive sulgaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. feather
  2. pen

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • "sulka" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat