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EstonianEdit

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *litna.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlinːɑ/, [ˈlinːɑ]

NounEdit

linna

  1. castle, fortress, stronghold
  2. (colloquial) prison

Usage notesEdit

Also used as a suffix in the formation of town names.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of linna (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative linna linnat
genitive linnan linnojen
partitive linnaa linnoja
illative linnaan linnoihin
singular plural
nominative linna linnat
accusative nom. linna linnat
gen. linnan
genitive linnan linnojen
linnainrare
partitive linnaa linnoja
inessive linnassa linnoissa
elative linnasta linnoista
illative linnaan linnoihin
adessive linnalla linnoilla
ablative linnalta linnoilta
allative linnalle linnoille
essive linnana linnoina
translative linnaksi linnoiksi
instructive linnoin
abessive linnatta linnoitta
comitative linnoineen

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse linna, from Proto-Germanic *linnaną (to move aside, swerve from, cease), from Proto-Indo-European *leyh₂- (to avoid, elude, decline, shrink away from, recede). Cognate with English dialectal lin.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

linna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative linnti, supine linnt)

  1. (intransitive or impersonal) to stop, to abate

ConjugationEdit


IngrianEdit

NounEdit

linna

  1. town

KarelianEdit

NounEdit

linna

  1. town
  2. city

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

linna f (genitive linnae); first declension

  1. A kind of garment typical of Gauls

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative linna linnae
Genitive linnae linnārum
Dative linnae linnīs
Accusative linnam linnās
Ablative linnā linnīs
Vocative linna linnae

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