See also: Läuse

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb lausuma. Compare with corresponding Finnish word "lause".

NounEdit

lause (genitive lause, partitive lauset)

  1. sentence
  2. clause
  3. phrase

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


FinnishEdit

(index la)

EtymologyEdit

lausua +‎ -e

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑu̯seˣ/, [ˈlɑu̯s̠e̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑuse
  • Syllabification: lau‧se

NounEdit

lause

  1. (grammar) clause
  2. (informal) sentence
  3. (mathematics) theorem (mathematical statement of some importance that has been proven to be true)
    Pythagoraan lause
    Pythagorean theorem (US) / Pythagoras' theorem (UK)
  4. (programming) statement

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of lause (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative lause lauseet
genitive lauseen lauseiden
lauseitten
partitive lausetta lauseita
illative lauseeseen lauseisiin
lauseihin
singular plural
nominative lause lauseet
accusative nom. lause lauseet
gen. lauseen
genitive lauseen lauseiden
lauseitten
partitive lausetta lauseita
inessive lauseessa lauseissa
elative lauseesta lauseista
illative lauseeseen lauseisiin
lauseihin
adessive lauseella lauseilla
ablative lauseelta lauseilta
allative lauseelle lauseille
essive lauseena lauseina
translative lauseeksi lauseiksi
instructive lausein
abessive lauseetta lauseitta
comitative lauseineen
Possessive forms of lause (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person lauseeni lauseemme
2nd person lauseesi lauseenne
3rd person lauseensa

Usage notesEdit

  • In common usage the grammar terms lause (clause) and virke (sentence) are happily confused so that the word lause may refer to either of the two. The word virke is used relatively seldom, but when it is, it means "sentence".

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lause

  1. definite of laus
  2. plural of laus