See also: külma

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kulma, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *kuľma (corner of the eye), cognate to Karelian kulma, Estonian kulm and Khanty [script needed] (kuľəm, temple (of the skull)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkulmɑ/, [ˈkulmɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ulmɑ
  • Syllabification: kul‧ma

NounEdit

kulma

  1. angle
  2. corner
    kulman takana
    around the corner
  3. (in the plural) short for kulmakarvat (eyebrows)
    kurtistaa kulmiaan: to scowl

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kulma (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative kulma kulmat
genitive kulman kulmien
partitive kulmaa kulmia
illative kulmaan kulmiin
singular plural
nominative kulma kulmat
accusative nom. kulma kulmat
gen. kulman
genitive kulman kulmien
kulmainrare
partitive kulmaa kulmia
inessive kulmassa kulmissa
elative kulmasta kulmista
illative kulmaan kulmiin
adessive kulmalla kulmilla
ablative kulmalta kulmilta
allative kulmalle kulmille
essive kulmana kulmina
translative kulmaksi kulmiksi
instructive kulmin
abessive kulmatta kulmitta
comitative kulmineen
Possessive forms of kulma (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person kulmani kulmamme
2nd person kulmasi kulmanne
3rd person kulmansa

Derived termsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish etymological dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN