See also: Lilja

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lilja, from Medieval Latin līlia, plural of līlium, from Ancient Greek λείριον (leírion), from Fayyumic Coptic ϩⲗⲏⲣⲓ (hlēri) (compare Sahidic Coptic ϩⲣⲏⲣⲉ (hrēre)), from Demotic   (ḥrry), from Egyptian
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(ḥrrt, flower).

NounEdit

lilja f (genitive singular lilju, plural liljur)

  1. (botany) lily
  2. (poetic) woman

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lilja
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative lilja liljan liljur liljurnar
accusative lilju liljuna liljur liljurnar
dative lilju liljuni liljum liljunum
genitive lilju liljunnar lilja liljanna

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Swedish lilia, from Old Norse lilja, from Medieval Latin līlia, plural of līlium, from Ancient Greek λείριον (leírion), from Fayyumic Coptic ϩⲗⲏⲣⲓ (hlēri) (compare Sahidic Coptic ϩⲣⲏⲣⲉ (hrēre)), from Demotic   (ḥrry), from Egyptian
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(ḥrrt, flower). Compare modern Swedish lilja.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈliljɑ/, [ˈliljɑ]
  • Rhymes: -iljɑ
  • Syllabification: lil‧ja

NounEdit

lilja

  1. lily (flower)
  2. (heraldry) fleur-de-lis

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of lilja (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lilja liljat
genitive liljan liljojen
partitive liljaa liljoja
illative liljaan liljoihin
singular plural
nominative lilja liljat
accusative nom. lilja liljat
gen. liljan
genitive liljan liljojen
liljainrare
partitive liljaa liljoja
inessive liljassa liljoissa
elative liljasta liljoista
illative liljaan liljoihin
adessive liljalla liljoilla
ablative liljalta liljoilta
allative liljalle liljoille
essive liljana liljoina
translative liljaksi liljoiksi
instructive liljoin
abessive liljatta liljoitta
comitative liljoineen
Possessive forms of lilja (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person liljani liljamme
2nd person liljasi liljanne
3rd person liljansa

CompoundsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lilium (lily).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lilja f (genitive singular lilju, nominative plural liljur)

  1. lily

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lilja m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of lilje

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

lilja f

  1. definite singular of lilje

Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

lilja f (genitive lilju)

  1. lily

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: lilja
  • Faroese: lilja
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: lilje
  • Norwegian Bokmål: lilje
  • Swedish: lilja
  • Danish: lilje

ReferencesEdit

  • lilja in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

lilja c

  1. a lily
  2. (heraldry) a fleur-de-lis

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lilja 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lilja liljan liljor liljorna
Genitive liljas liljans liljors liljornas