Ankkalammikko

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ankka(duck) +‎ lammikko(pond), calque of Swedish Ankdammen ("duck pond"), coined as an allegory of Sweden by Ian Wachtmeister in his book with this title. While more or less forgotten in Sweden, the term has been adopted first by the Swedish-speaking minority of Finland and then by the Finnish-speaking majority as referring to Swedish Finland as a cultural entity.

Proper nounEdit

Ankkalammikko

  1. (humourous) The Swedish Finland (Finland's Swedish speaking minority as an ethnic and cultural entity)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Ankkalammikko (Kotus type 4/laatikko, kk-k gradation)
nominative Ankkalammikko
genitive Ankkalammikon
partitive Ankkalammikkoa
illative Ankkalammikkoon
singular plural
nominative Ankkalammikko
accusative nom. Ankkalammikko
gen. Ankkalammikon
genitive Ankkalammikon
partitive Ankkalammikkoa
inessive Ankkalammikossa
elative Ankkalammikosta
illative Ankkalammikkoon
adessive Ankkalammikolla
ablative Ankkalammikolta
allative Ankkalammikolle
essive Ankkalammikkona
translative Ankkalammikoksi
instructive
abessive Ankkalammikotta
comitative

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