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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb lukea (to read, count).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈluku]
  • Rhymes: -uku
  • Hyphenation: lu‧ku

NounEdit

luku

  1. number, count, quantity
  2. chapter (one of the main section into which the text of a book is divided; one of the main part in a legal statute)
    Se on ihan oma lukunsa.
    It's another (chapter of a) story of its own.
  3. (in compounds) reading
    lukutaitoability to read (literacy)
  4. (grammar) number
  5. together with a year, used to indicate decade, century or sometimes even millennium
    1920-luvulla - in the 20s, in the 1920s
    1600-luku - the 17th Century (1600–1699)

Usage notesEdit

  • (chapter): Luku is one of the divisions in a Finnish act (laki). The core division is pykälä, which is contained even in the shortest acts;[1] large statutes may have higher divisions (parts and chapters).[2] The hierarchy of the divisions goes, and their names are by convention translated by the Ministry of Justice of Finland, as follows:

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of luku (Kotus type 1/valo, k-v gradation)
nominative luku luvut
genitive luvun lukujen
partitive lukua lukuja
illative lukuun lukuihin
singular plural
nominative luku luvut
accusative nom. luku luvut
gen. luvun
genitive luvun lukujen
partitive lukua lukuja
inessive luvussa luvuissa
elative luvusta luvuista
illative lukuun lukuihin
adessive luvulla luvuilla
ablative luvulta luvuilta
allative luvulle luvuille
essive lukuna lukuina
translative luvuksi luvuiksi
instructive luvuin
abessive luvutta luvuitta
comitative lukuineen

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CompoundsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ NB: the translation of the Act No. 609/2015 is unofficial and used by the Ministry of Justice of Finland:
    • “Ilmastolaki”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1] (in Finnish), Ministry of Justice of Finland, accessed 2017-03-24
    • “Climate Change Act”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[2] (PDF), Ministry of Justice of Finland, accessed 2017-03-24
  2. ^ “Oikeudenkäymiskaari”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[3] (in Finnish), Ministry of Justice of Finland, accessed 2017-03-24

AnagramsEdit


IngrianEdit

NounEdit

luku

  1. number

MapudungunEdit

NounEdit

luku (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. (anatomy) knee

ReferencesEdit

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English look.

VerbEdit

luku

  1. To look (at).

Alternative formsEdit