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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Swedish noll (zero), German null (zero), Russian ноль (nolʹ, zero), all ultimately derived from Latin nullus (none).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnolːɑ/, [ˈno̞lːɑ]
  • Hyphenation: nol‧la

NumeralEdit

nolla

  1. zero

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of nolla (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative nolla nollat
genitive nollan nollien
partitive nollaa nollia
illative nollaan nolliin
singular plural
nominative nolla nollat
accusative nom. nolla nollat
gen. nollan
genitive nollan nollien
nollainrare
partitive nollaa nollia
inessive nollassa nollissa
elative nollasta nollista
illative nollaan nolliin
adessive nollalla nollilla
ablative nollalta nollilta
allative nollalle nollille
essive nollana nollina
translative nollaksi nolliksi
instructive nollin
abessive nollatta nollitta
comitative nolline

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

nolla

  1. digit zero
  2. good-for-nothing (person of little worth or usefulness)
  3. (electricity) neutral (electrical terminal or conductor which has zero or close to zero voltage with respect to the ground)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of nolla (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative nolla nollat
genitive nollan nollien
partitive nollaa nollia
illative nollaan nolliin
singular plural
nominative nolla nollat
accusative nom. nolla nollat
gen. nollan
genitive nollan nollien
nollainrare
partitive nollaa nollia
inessive nollassa nollissa
elative nollasta nollista
illative nollaan nolliin
adessive nollalla nollilla
ablative nollalta nollilta
allative nollalle nollille
essive nollana nollina
translative nollaksi nolliksi
instructive nollin
abessive nollatta nollitta
comitative nollineen

Derived termsEdit


Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈnolːla/

NumeralEdit

nolˈla

  1. zero

InflectionEdit

This numeral needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nullus.

NumeralEdit

nolla

  1. (Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) zero

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the digit noll (zero)

NounEdit

nolla c

  1. a zero; the symbol, or digit, "0".
  2. a zero (of a scale)
  3. a loser, nobody
  4. a person who recently started university or gymnasium, and has not yet been "introduced" to the school by the older students; person taking part, as a new student, in an orientation week

DeclensionEdit

Declension of nolla 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nolla nollan nollor nollorna
Genitive nollas nollans nollors nollornas

VerbEdit

nolla (present nollar, preterite nollade, supine nollat, imperative nolla)

  1. to reset, to calibrate to zero
  2. to haze (initiate a new student, called nolla, noun)

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