See also: Kansa and känsä

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑnsɑ/, [ˈkɑns̠ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnsɑ
  • Syllabification: kan‧sa

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *kansa, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *hansō (earlier *hansā). Cognate with Livvi kanzu, Veps kanz.

NounEdit

kansa

  1. people
  2. nation (community of people)
Usage notesEdit
  • In the sense "nation, people" the terms kansa and kansakunta are quite synonymous, although kansa tends to refer to a cultural entity and kansakunta to a political entity.
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of kansa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kansa kansat
genitive kansan kansojen
partitive kansaa kansoja
illative kansaan kansoihin
singular plural
nominative kansa kansat
accusative nom. kansa kansat
gen. kansan
genitive kansan kansojen
kansainrare
partitive kansaa kansoja
inessive kansassa kansoissa
elative kansasta kansoista
illative kansaan kansoihin
adessive kansalla kansoilla
ablative kansalta kansoilta
allative kansalle kansoille
essive kansana kansoina
translative kansaksi kansoiksi
instructive kansoin
abessive kansatta kansoitta
comitative kansoineen
Possessive forms of kansa (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kansani kansamme
2nd person kansasi kansanne
3rd person kansansa
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From kanssa. Compare kans.

PostpositionEdit

kansa

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of kanssa.

AnagramsEdit


IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kansa, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *hansō. Cognates include Finnish kansa and Veps kanz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kansa (genitive kansan, partitive kansaa)

  1. people, nation

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kansa (type 3/kana, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative kansa kansat
genitive kansan kansoin
partitive kansaa kansoja
illative kansaa kansoi
inessive kansas kansois
elative kansast kansoist
allative kansalle kansoille
adessive kansal kansoil
ablative kansalt kansoilt
translative kansaks kansoiks
essive kansanna
kansaan
kansoinna
kansoin
exessive1) kansant kansoint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 132
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachinkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[1], →ISBN, page 53

MeänkieliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Finnish kanssa.

AdverbEdit

kansa

  1. also

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English cancer.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

kansa (n class, plural kansa)

  1. cancer (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation)

SynonymsEdit


TagalogEdit

NounEdit

kansa

  1. metal