AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch paljas, from French paillasse, from Italian pagliaccio, from Latin palea.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpal.jas/, [ˈpɐl.jɐs], [ˈpäl.jäs]

NounEdit

paljas (plural paljasse, diminutive paljassie)

  1. jester, fool; clown

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑl.jɑs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pal‧jas

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French paillasse, from Middle French [Term?], from Latin palea.

NounEdit

paljas m (plural paljassen, diminutive paljasje n)

  1. A sack of straw, a paillasse.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French paillasse, from Italian pagliaccio, from Latin palea. Doublet of pias. Compare to Pierrot.

NounEdit

paljas m (plural paljassen, diminutive paljasje n)

  1. A buffoon, a clown.
    Synonyms: clown, dwaas, hansworst, pias, sul, zot

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Proto-Germanic *failijaz. Compare German feil. Cognate to Finnish paljas.

AdjectiveEdit

paljas (genitive palja, partitive paljast)

  1. bare, naked

DeclensionEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *paljas. Related to Estonian paljas, Ingrian paljas, Karelian pal’l’aš, Livonian pōļaz, Ludian paľľaz, Livvi paľľas, Veps pal'l'az and Votic paľľas. Possibly borrowed from Proto-Germanic *failijaz, but the semantic gap makes this unlikely.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑljɑs/, [ˈpɑljɑs̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑljɑs
  • Syllabification: pal‧jas

AdjectiveEdit

paljas (comparative paljaampi, superlative paljain)

  1. naked, unaided, unprotected
  2. naked, unclothed
  3. bare
  4. barren
  5. clear, blank

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of paljas (Kotus type 41/vieras, no gradation)
nominative paljas paljaat
genitive paljaan paljaiden
paljaitten
partitive paljasta paljaita
illative paljaaseen paljaisiin
singular plural
nominative paljas paljaat
accusative nom. paljas paljaat
gen. paljaan
genitive paljaan paljaiden
paljaitten
partitive paljasta paljaita
inessive paljaassa paljaissa
elative paljaasta paljaista
illative paljaaseen paljaisiin
paljaihinrare
adessive paljaalla paljailla
ablative paljaalta paljailta
allative paljaalle paljaille
essive paljaana paljaina
translative paljaaksi paljaiksi
instructive paljain
abessive paljaatta paljaitta
comitative paljaine
Possessive forms of paljas (type vieras)
possessor singular plural
1st person paljaani paljaamme
2nd person paljaasi paljaanne
3rd person paljaansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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