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FinnishEdit

(index li)

EtymologyEdit

From an onomatopoeic stem, the same from which the Estonian lipp was derived.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlipːu/, [ˈlipːu]
  • Hyphenation: lip‧pu

NounEdit

lippu

  1. flag, banner
    liehuvat liput
    flying flags
  2. colours (standard or banner)
    Lipun menetys raunioitti rykmentin moraalin.
    The loss of their colours destroyed the regiment's morale.
  3. sheet, ticket (piece of paper, usually for a specific purpose, chiefly used as headword in compound terms)
    matkalipputravel ticket
  4. Short for matkalippu (travel ticket).
  5. Short for pääsylippu (admission ticket).

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of lippu (Kotus type 1/valo, pp-p gradation)
nominative lippu liput
genitive lipun lippujen
partitive lippua lippuja
illative lippuun lippuihin
singular plural
nominative lippu liput
accusative nom. lippu liput
gen. lipun
genitive lipun lippujen
partitive lippua lippuja
inessive lipussa lipuissa
elative lipusta lipuista
illative lippuun lippuihin
adessive lipulla lipuilla
ablative lipulta lipuilta
allative lipulle lipuille
essive lippuna lippuina
translative lipuksi lipuiksi
instructive lipuin
abessive liputta lipuitta
comitative lippuineen

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lippe +‎ -u.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lippu (feminine singular lippue, masculine plural lippus, feminine plural lippues)

  1. having a prominent lower lip; big-lipped

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SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λίπος (fat).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlippu/
  • Hyphenation: lip‧pu

NounEdit

lippu m (plural lippi)

  1. musk
  2. slimy thing