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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Karelian ankara. The word may ultimately be akin to ankea, in which case the origin is ultimately Germanic.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑŋkɑrɑ/, [ˈɑŋkɑrɑ]
  • Hyphenation: an‧ka‧ra

AdjectiveEdit

ankara (comparative ankarampi, superlative ankarin)

  1. harsh, hard, strict (person)
  2. harsh, sharp, fierce (weather, winter)
  3. barren, austere, desolate (landscape)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of ankara (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative ankara ankarat
genitive ankaran ankarien
partitive ankaraa ankaria
illative ankaraan ankariin
singular plural
nominative ankara ankarat
accusative nom. ankara ankarat
gen. ankaran
genitive ankaran ankarien
ankarainrare
partitive ankaraa ankaria
inessive ankarassa ankarissa
elative ankarasta ankarista
illative ankaraan ankariin
adessive ankaralla ankarilla
ablative ankaralta ankarilta
allative ankaralle ankarille
essive ankarana ankarina
translative ankaraksi ankariksi
instructive ankarin
abessive ankaratta ankaritta
comitative ankarine

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