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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Swedish dräng, from Old Norse drengr. Etymology 2 is inspired by Norwegian dreng (a boy, lad).

Attested since the time of Mikael Agricola (16th century). Originally as trenki.

NounEdit

renki

  1. (chiefly historical) farmhand
  2. (obsolete, dialectal, Peräpohjola dialects) a boychild (term of endearment "own son")

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of renki (Kotus type 5/risti, nk-ng gradation)
nominative renki rengit
genitive rengin renkien
partitive renkiä renkejä
illative renkiin renkeihin
singular plural
nominative renki rengit
accusative nom. renki rengit
gen. rengin
genitive rengin renkien
partitive renkiä renkejä
inessive rengissä rengeissä
elative rengistä rengeistä
illative renkiin renkeihin
adessive rengillä rengeillä
ablative rengiltä rengeiltä
allative rengille rengeille
essive renkinä renkeinä
translative rengiksi rengeiksi
instructive rengein
abessive rengittä rengeittä
comitative renkeineen

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KarelianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Swedish dräng, from Old Norse drengr.

NounEdit

renki (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. farmhand