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From body +‎ building.

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bodybuilding (uncountable)

  1. A sport in which the aesthetics of muscular development is the basis for competition.
    • 1974, Charles Gaines, George Butler, Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding, page 7:
      Like those activities, bodybuilding is an obsession, a living (for a few), and a way of life for the people involved in it—a subculture, in a word, with its own values, aesthetics and vocabulary.
  2. (dated) Work done to construct or repair the body of an automobile.
    • 2006Larry Scott (interview), Iron Man 65(5): 258
      "In my day, if you filled out your shirt, people assumed you played football or wrestled. The term bodybuilding had more to do with cars than lifting weights."

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  • Finnish: bodybuilding, bodaus
  • Finnish: kehonrakennus (calque)

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Borrowed from English bodybuilding.

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bodybuilding c (singular definite bodybuildingen, not used in plural form)

  1. bodybuilding

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English bodybuilding.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.diˌbɪl.dɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bo‧dy‧buil‧ding

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bodybuilding n (uncountable)

  1. bodybuilding

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Finnish edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English bodybuilding.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɑdiˌbildiŋ/, [ˈbɑ̝diˌbildiŋ]
  • IPA(key): /ˈbodiˌbildiŋ/, [ˈbo̞diˌbildiŋ]

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bodybuilding

  1. bodybuilding
    Synonyms: bodaus, kehonrakennus

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Inflection of bodybuilding (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative bodybuilding bodybuildingit
genitive bodybuildingin bodybuildingien
partitive bodybuildingiä bodybuildingejä
illative bodybuildingiin bodybuildingeihin
singular plural
nominative bodybuilding bodybuildingit
accusative nom. bodybuilding bodybuildingit
gen. bodybuildingin
genitive bodybuildingin bodybuildingien
partitive bodybuildingiä bodybuildingejä
inessive bodybuildingissä bodybuildingeissä
elative bodybuildingistä bodybuildingeistä
illative bodybuildingiin bodybuildingeihin
adessive bodybuildingillä bodybuildingeillä
ablative bodybuildingiltä bodybuildingeiltä
allative bodybuildingille bodybuildingeille
essive bodybuildinginä bodybuildingeinä
translative bodybuildingiksi bodybuildingeiksi
abessive bodybuildingittä bodybuildingeittä
instructive bodybuildingein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of bodybuilding (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative bodybuildingini bodybuildingini
accusative nom. bodybuildingini bodybuildingini
gen. bodybuildingini
genitive bodybuildingini bodybuildingieni
partitive bodybuildingiäni bodybuildingejäni
inessive bodybuildingissäni bodybuildingeissäni
elative bodybuildingistäni bodybuildingeistäni
illative bodybuildingiini bodybuildingeihini
adessive bodybuildingilläni bodybuildingeilläni
ablative bodybuildingiltäni bodybuildingeiltäni
allative bodybuildingilleni bodybuildingeilleni
essive bodybuildinginäni bodybuildingeinäni
translative bodybuildingikseni bodybuildingeikseni
abessive bodybuildingittäni bodybuildingeittäni
instructive
comitative bodybuildingeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative bodybuildingisi bodybuildingisi
accusative nom. bodybuildingisi bodybuildingisi
gen. bodybuildingisi
genitive bodybuildingisi bodybuildingiesi
partitive bodybuildingiäsi bodybuildingejäsi
inessive bodybuildingissäsi bodybuildingeissäsi
elative bodybuildingistäsi bodybuildingeistäsi
illative bodybuildingiisi bodybuildingeihisi
adessive bodybuildingilläsi bodybuildingeilläsi
ablative bodybuildingiltäsi bodybuildingeiltäsi
allative bodybuildingillesi bodybuildingeillesi
essive bodybuildinginäsi bodybuildingeinäsi
translative bodybuildingiksesi bodybuildingeiksesi
abessive bodybuildingittäsi bodybuildingeittäsi
instructive
comitative bodybuildingeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative bodybuildingimme bodybuildingimme
accusative nom. bodybuildingimme bodybuildingimme
gen. bodybuildingimme
genitive bodybuildingimme bodybuildingiemme
partitive bodybuildingiämme bodybuildingejämme
inessive bodybuildingissämme bodybuildingeissämme
elative bodybuildingistämme bodybuildingeistämme
illative bodybuildingiimme bodybuildingeihimme
adessive bodybuildingillämme bodybuildingeillämme
ablative bodybuildingiltämme bodybuildingeiltämme
allative bodybuildingillemme bodybuildingeillemme
essive bodybuildinginämme bodybuildingeinämme
translative bodybuildingiksemme bodybuildingeiksemme
abessive bodybuildingittämme bodybuildingeittämme
instructive
comitative bodybuildingeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative bodybuildinginne bodybuildinginne
accusative nom. bodybuildinginne bodybuildinginne
gen. bodybuildinginne
genitive bodybuildinginne bodybuildingienne
partitive bodybuildingiänne bodybuildingejänne
inessive bodybuildingissänne bodybuildingeissänne
elative bodybuildingistänne bodybuildingeistänne
illative bodybuildingiinne bodybuildingeihinne
adessive bodybuildingillänne bodybuildingeillänne
ablative bodybuildingiltänne bodybuildingeiltänne
allative bodybuildingillenne bodybuildingeillenne
essive bodybuildinginänne bodybuildingeinänne
translative bodybuildingiksenne bodybuildingeiksenne
abessive bodybuildingittänne bodybuildingeittänne
instructive
comitative bodybuildingeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative bodybuildinginsä bodybuildinginsä
accusative nom. bodybuildinginsä bodybuildinginsä
gen. bodybuildinginsä
genitive bodybuildinginsä bodybuildingiensä
partitive bodybuildingiään
bodybuildingiänsä
bodybuildingejään
bodybuildingejänsä
inessive bodybuildingissään
bodybuildingissänsä
bodybuildingeissään
bodybuildingeissänsä
elative bodybuildingistään
bodybuildingistänsä
bodybuildingeistään
bodybuildingeistänsä
illative bodybuildingiinsä bodybuildingeihinsä
adessive bodybuildingillään
bodybuildingillänsä
bodybuildingeillään
bodybuildingeillänsä
ablative bodybuildingiltään
bodybuildingiltänsä
bodybuildingeiltään
bodybuildingeiltänsä
allative bodybuildingilleen
bodybuildingillensä
bodybuildingeilleen
bodybuildingeillensä
essive bodybuildinginään
bodybuildinginänsä
bodybuildingeinään
bodybuildingeinänsä
translative bodybuildingikseen
bodybuildingiksensä
bodybuildingeikseen
bodybuildingeiksensä
abessive bodybuildingittään
bodybuildingittänsä
bodybuildingeittään
bodybuildingeittänsä
instructive
comitative bodybuildingeineen
bodybuildingeinensä

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Borrowed from English bodybuilding.

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bodybuilding m (plural bodybuildings)

  1. bodybuilding
    Synonym: culturisme

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English bodybuilding.

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bodybuilding c

  1. bodybuilding

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Declension of bodybuilding 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bodybuilding bodybuildingen
Genitive bodybuildings bodybuildingens

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