sulku

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sulkea ‎(to close, shut) +‎ -u. Related to Estonian sulg.

Noun[edit]

sulku

  1. A bracket (symbol).
  2. A blockade.
  3. A lock (segment of a canal).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sulku (Kotus type 1/valo, k- gradation)
nominative sulku sulut
genitive sulun sulkujen
partitive sulkua sulkuja
illative sulkuun sulkuihin
singular plural
nominative sulku sulut
accusative nom.? sulku sulut
gen. sulun
genitive sulun sulkujen
partitive sulkua sulkuja
inessive sulussa suluissa
elative sulusta suluista
illative sulkuun sulkuihin
adessive sululla suluilla
ablative sululta suluilta
allative sululleˣ suluilleˣ
essive sulkuna sulkuina
translative suluksi suluiksi
instructive suluin
abessive sulutta suluitta
comitative sulkuineen

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