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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish kil (wedge), if not an older loan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kiila

  1. wedge (simple machine)
  2. (geometry) wedge (five-sided polyhedron)
  3. (figuratively) wedge (something that creates a division)
  4. (military, archaic) wedge (V-shaped force acting to split the opposing army)
  5. (clothing) gusset (small piece of cloth inserted in a garment, for the purpose of strengthening some part or giving it a tapering enlargement)
  6. key (object used to maintain the orientation between two others)
  7. (heraldry) pile

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kiila (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kiila kiilat
genitive kiilan kiilojen
partitive kiilaa kiiloja
illative kiilaan kiiloihin
singular plural
nominative kiila kiilat
accusative nom. kiila kiilat
gen. kiilan
genitive kiilan kiilojen
kiilainrare
partitive kiilaa kiiloja
inessive kiilassa kiiloissa
elative kiilasta kiiloista
illative kiilaan kiiloihin
adessive kiilalla kiiloilla
ablative kiilalta kiiloilta
allative kiilalle kiiloille
essive kiilana kiiloina
translative kiilaksi kiiloiksi
instructive kiiloin
abessive kiilatta kiiloitta
comitative kiiloineen

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