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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Swedish rosk (filth, garbage). First mention in a Finnish dictionary was in 1787.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈroskɑ/, [ˈro̞s̠kɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oskɑ
  • Hyphenation: ros‧ka

NounEdit

roska

  1. litter, trash, rubbish

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of roska (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative roska roskat
genitive roskan roskien
partitive roskaa roskia
illative roskaan roskiin
singular plural
nominative roska roskat
accusative nom. roska roskat
gen. roskan
genitive roskan roskien
roskainrare
partitive roskaa roskia
inessive roskassa roskissa
elative roskasta roskista
illative roskaan roskiin
adessive roskalla roskilla
ablative roskalta roskilta
allative roskalle roskille
essive roskana roskina
translative roskaksi roskiksi
instructive roskin
abessive roskatta roskitta
comitative roskineen

Usage notesEdit

  • In plural used also as collective noun.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish etymological dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN

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IngrianEdit

NounEdit

roska

  1. litter (waste)

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

rosa +‎ -ka

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roska f

  1. Diminutive of rosa

DeclensionEdit