See also: laina

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From laina "loan", with the philosophy that children are but a loan to their parents, and because the word is shaped like a female name.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑi̯nɑ/, [ˈlɑi̯nɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑinɑ
  • Syllabification: Lai‧na

Proper nounEdit

Laina

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Laina (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Laina Lainat
genitive Lainan Lainojen
partitive Lainaa Lainoja
illative Lainaan Lainoihin
singular plural
nominative Laina Lainat
accusative nom. Laina Lainat
gen. Lainan
genitive Lainan Lainojen
Lainainrare
partitive Lainaa Lainoja
inessive Lainassa Lainoissa
elative Lainasta Lainoista
illative Lainaan Lainoihin
adessive Lainalla Lainoilla
ablative Lainalta Lainoilta
allative Lainalle Lainoille
essive Lainana Lainoina
translative Lainaksi Lainoiksi
instructive Lainoin
abessive Lainatta Lainoitta
comitative Lainoineen
Possessive forms of Laina (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person Lainani Lainamme
2nd person Lainasi Lainanne
3rd person Lainansa

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