FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Potentially from an Old Swedish word corresponding to modern Swedish gäck (clown), extracted from sayings such as spela gäck (to play a joke on someone).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjekːu/, [ˈje̞kːu]
  • Rhymes: -ekːu
  • Syllabification: jek‧ku

NounEdit

jekku

  1. A practical joke.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of jekku (Kotus type 1/valo, kk-k gradation)
nominative jekku jekut
genitive jekun jekkujen
partitive jekkua jekkuja
illative jekkuun jekkuihin
singular plural
nominative jekku jekut
accusative nom. jekku jekut
gen. jekun
genitive jekun jekkujen
partitive jekkua jekkuja
inessive jekussa jekuissa
elative jekusta jekuista
illative jekkuun jekkuihin
adessive jekulla jekuilla
ablative jekulta jekuilta
allative jekulle jekuille
essive jekkuna jekkuina
translative jekuksi jekuiksi
instructive jekuin
abessive jekutta jekuitta
comitative jekkuineen
Possessive forms of jekku (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person jekkuni jekkumme
2nd person jekkusi jekkunne
3rd person jekkunsa

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