See also: Kaija and kaijā

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑi̯jɑ/, [ˈkɑi̯j(ː)ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑijɑ
  • Syllabification: kai‧ja

Etymology 1Edit

Abbreviated from papukaija (parrot).

NounEdit

kaija

  1. parrot, racquet-tail, parakeet (used in common names of numerous parrot species)
  2. (zoology, in the plural) Psittacula (genus of parakeet)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of kaija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaija kaijat
genitive kaijan kaijojen
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
singular plural
nominative kaija kaijat
accusative nom. kaija kaijat
gen. kaijan
genitive kaijan kaijojen
kaijainrare
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
inessive kaijassa kaijoissa
elative kaijasta kaijoista
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
adessive kaijalla kaijoilla
ablative kaijalta kaijoilta
allative kaijalle kaijoille
essive kaijana kaijoina
translative kaijaksi kaijoiksi
instructive kaijoin
abessive kaijatta kaijoitta
comitative kaijoineen
Possessive forms of kaija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaijani kaijamme
2nd person kaijasi kaijanne
3rd person kaijansa
HypernymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Swedish kaj (quay, wharf).

NounEdit

kaija

  1. (nautical, slang) quay
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of kaija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaija kaijat
genitive kaijan kaijojen
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
singular plural
nominative kaija kaijat
accusative nom. kaija kaijat
gen. kaijan
genitive kaijan kaijojen
kaijainrare
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
inessive kaijassa kaijoissa
elative kaijasta kaijoista
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
adessive kaijalla kaijoilla
ablative kaijalta kaijoilta
allative kaijalle kaijoille
essive kaijana kaijoina
translative kaijaksi kaijoiksi
instructive kaijoin
abessive kaijatta kaijoitta
comitative kaijoineen
Possessive forms of kaija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaijani kaijamme
2nd person kaijasi kaijanne
3rd person kaijansa

Etymology 3Edit

Variant of kajava.

NounEdit

kaija

  1. (dialectal) kittiwake (a seabird)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of kaija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaija kaijat
genitive kaijan kaijojen
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
singular plural
nominative kaija kaijat
accusative nom. kaija kaijat
gen. kaijan
genitive kaijan kaijojen
kaijainrare
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
inessive kaijassa kaijoissa
elative kaijasta kaijoista
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
adessive kaijalla kaijoilla
ablative kaijalta kaijoilta
allative kaijalle kaijoille
essive kaijana kaijoina
translative kaijaksi kaijoiksi
instructive kaijoin
abessive kaijatta kaijoitta
comitative kaijoineen
Possessive forms of kaija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaijani kaijamme
2nd person kaijasi kaijanne
3rd person kaijansa
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

kaija

  1. Alternative form of gaija (guy, guyline)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of kaija (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kaija kaijat
genitive kaijan kaijojen
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
singular plural
nominative kaija kaijat
accusative nom. kaija kaijat
gen. kaijan
genitive kaijan kaijojen
kaijainrare
partitive kaijaa kaijoja
inessive kaijassa kaijoissa
elative kaijasta kaijoista
illative kaijaan kaijoihin
adessive kaijalla kaijoilla
ablative kaijalta kaijoilta
allative kaijalle kaijoille
essive kaijana kaijoina
translative kaijaksi kaijoiksi
instructive kaijoin
abessive kaijatta kaijoitta
comitative kaijoineen
Possessive forms of kaija (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaijani kaijamme
2nd person kaijasi kaijanne
3rd person kaijansa

LatvianEdit

 kaija on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Kaiju bars

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately a sound symbolic word, based on the seagull's squawk (kai, ke; cf. Russian чайка (čajka)).[1]

PronunciationEdit

(file)

NounEdit

kaija f (4th declension)

  1. gull, seagull (sea bird of family Laridae, especially genus Larus)
    kaiju barsa flock of gulls
    kaiju dzimtathe gull family (= Laridae)
    kaijas un albatrosi milzīgiem bariem aplido kuģigulls and albatrosses flew around the ship in huge groups

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992) , “kaija”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN