talkoot

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic [Term?] (compare Estonian talgud, Karelian talloh, Veps touguh, Votic talko), borrowed from Proto-Baltic [Term?] (compare Lithuanian talka (cooperated voluntary work)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑlkoːt/, [ˈt̪ɑlko̞ːt̪]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlkoːt
  • Syllabification: tal‧koot

Noun[edit]

talkoot pl

  1. (usually in the plural) bee (gathering for carrying out a major task, such as harvesting or construction)
  2. Synonym of talkootyö (volunteering, volunteer work)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of talkoot (Kotus type 17/vapaa, no gradation)
nominative talkoot
genitive talkoiden
talkoitten
partitive talkoita
illative talkoisiin
singular plural
nominative talkoot
accusative nom. talkoot
gen.
genitive talkoiden
talkoitten
partitive talkoita
inessive talkoissa
elative talkoista
illative talkoisiin
talkoihinrare
adessive talkoilla
ablative talkoilta
allative talkoille
essive talkoina
translative talkoiksi
instructive talkoin
abessive talkoitta
comitative talkoineen
Possessive forms of talkoot (type vapaa)
possessor singular plural
1st person talkooni talkoomme
2nd person talkoosi talkoonne
3rd person talkoonsa

Derived terms[edit]