See also: lājī

FinnishEdit

(index la)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Swedish slagh (whence Swedish slag (kind, sort)), from Old Norse slag, from Proto-Germanic *slagiz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑji/, [ˈlɑji]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑji
  • Syllabification: la‧ji

NounEdit

laji

  1. kind, sort
    Minkä lajin mies hän on?
    What kind of man is he?
  2. (biology, taxonomy) species
    uusi lintulaji
    a new bird species
  3. (sports) sport (certain type of sport, such as football or javelin, as opposed to sports in general)
    Lajejani ovat jääkiekko ja jalkapallo.
    My sports are ice hockey and soccer.
  4. genre

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of laji (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative laji lajit
genitive lajin lajien
partitive lajia lajeja
illative lajiin lajeihin
singular plural
nominative laji lajit
accusative nom. laji lajit
gen. lajin
genitive lajin lajien
partitive lajia lajeja
inessive lajissa lajeissa
elative lajista lajeista
illative lajiin lajeihin
adessive lajilla lajeilla
ablative lajilta lajeilta
allative lajille lajeille
essive lajina lajeina
translative lajiksi lajeiksi
instructive lajein
abessive lajitta lajeitta
comitative lajeineen
Possessive forms of laji (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person lajini lajimme
2nd person lajisi lajinne
3rd person lajinsa

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

CompoundsEdit