Karjala

See also: karjala

FinnishEdit

 
Current administrative regions of Karelia

EtymologyEdit

karja +‎ -la, most likely in the older (and now obsolete) "army" sense of karja as borrowed from Proto-Germanic *harjaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑrjɑlɑ/, [ˈkɑrjɑlɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑrjɑlɑ
  • Syllabification: Kar‧ja‧la

Proper nounEdit

Karjala

  1. Karelia (region shared between Russia and Finland)
  2. A former municipality of Varsinais-Suomi, in southwestern Finland.
  3. A surname.

Usage notesEdit

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Karjala (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Karjala
genitive Karjalan
partitive Karjalaa
illative Karjalaan
singular plural
nominative Karjala
accusative nom. Karjala
gen. Karjalan
genitive Karjalan
partitive Karjalaa
inessive Karjalassa
elative Karjalasta
illative Karjalaan
adessive Karjalalla
ablative Karjalalta
allative Karjalalle
essive Karjalana
translative Karjalaksi
instructive
abessive Karjalatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Karjala (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person Karjalani Karjalamme
2nd person Karjalasi Karjalanne
3rd person Karjalansa

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