vappu

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vappu, Valpuri, the name of a medieval saint with a feast day on the 1st of May.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑpːu/, [ˈʋɑpːu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑpːu
  • Syllabification: vap‧pu

Noun[edit]

vappu

  1. May Day, Labor Day (1st of May)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vappu (Kotus type 1/valo, pp-p gradation)
nominative vappu vaput
genitive vapun vappujen
partitive vappua vappuja
illative vappuun vappuihin
singular plural
nominative vappu vaput
accusative nom. vappu vaput
gen. vapun
genitive vapun vappujen
partitive vappua vappuja
inessive vapussa vapuissa
elative vapusta vapuista
illative vappuun vappuihin
adessive vapulla vapuilla
ablative vapulta vapuilta
allative vapulle vapuille
essive vappuna vappuina
translative vapuksi vapuiksi
instructive vapuin
abessive vaputta vapuitta
comitative vappuineen
Possessive forms of vappu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person vappuni vappumme
2nd person vappusi vappunne
3rd person vappunsa