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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Karelian lokka. Compare Estonian lõugas (gull)[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlokːi/, [ˈlo̞kːi]
  • Rhymes: -okːi
  • Hyphenation: lok‧ki

NounEdit

lokki

  1. gull, seagull (any bird of the genus Larus within the family Laridae)
  2. (taxonomy) gull, seagull (any bird of the family Laridae)

Usage notesEdit

In common usage the word lokki only refers to birds of genus Larus, but in taxonomy the term covers whole of the family Laridae.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of lokki (Kotus type 5/risti, kk-k gradation)
nominative lokki lokit
genitive lokin lokkien
partitive lokkia lokkeja
illative lokkiin lokkeihin
singular plural
nominative lokki lokit
accusative nom. lokki lokit
gen. lokin
genitive lokin lokkien
partitive lokkia lokkeja
inessive lokissa lokeissa
elative lokista lokeista
illative lokkiin lokkeihin
adessive lokilla lokeilla
ablative lokilta lokeilta
allative lokille lokeille
essive lokkina lokkeina
translative lokiksi lokeiksi
instructive lokein
abessive lokitta lokeitta
comitative lokkeineen

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. ISBN 978-952-222-418-7.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lokki

  1. indefinite dative singular of lokkur