FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *künci, from Proto-Uralic *künče. Cognates include Estonian küüs, Ter Sami kannc, Erzya кенже (kenže).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkynsi/, [ˈkyns̠i]
  • Rhymes: -ynsi
  • Syllabification: kyn‧si

NounEdit

kynsi

  1. nail, fingernail, toenail (thin, horny plate)
  2. claw
  3. clove (any of the separate bulbs that make up the larger bulb of garlic)
  4. talon (sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal)
  5. (nautical) bill (extremity of the arm of an anchor)
  6. (music) plectrum (in harpsichord, the part at the end of a jack that plucks the cord)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of kynsi (Kotus type 28*J/kynsi, nt-nn gradation)
nominative kynsi kynnet
genitive kynnen kynsien
partitive kynttä kynsiä
illative kynteen kynsiin
singular plural
nominative kynsi kynnet
accusative nom. kynsi kynnet
gen. kynnen
genitive kynnen kynsien
kynttenrare
partitive kynttä kynsiä
inessive kynnessä kynsissä
elative kynnestä kynsistä
illative kynteen kynsiin
adessive kynnellä kynsillä
ablative kynneltä kynsiltä
allative kynnelle kynsille
essive kyntenä kynsinä
translative kynneksi kynsiksi
instructive kynsin
abessive kynnettä kynsittä
comitative kynsineen
Possessive forms of kynsi (type kynsi)
possessor singular plural
1st person kynteni kyntemme
2nd person kyntesi kyntenne
3rd person kyntensä
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CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkynsi/, [ˈkyns̠i] (indicative)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkynsiˣ/, [ˈkyns̠i(ʔ)] (imperative, connegative)
  • Rhymes: -ynsi
  • Syllabification: kyn‧si

VerbEdit

kynsi

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of kynsiä.
  2. Indicative present connegative form of kynsiä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present form of kynsiä.
  4. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of kynsiä.

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkynsi/, [ˈkyns̠i]
  • Rhymes: -ynsi
  • Syllabification: kyn‧si

VerbEdit

kynsi

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of kyntää.
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KarelianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *künci.

NounEdit

kynsi (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. (Northern, anatomy) fingernail