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EtymologyEdit

Probably from Old Swedish siel, siäl ("soul") , compare modern Swedish själ, German Seele and English soul. Alternatively, borrowed from Baltic *sḗjlā (compare Lithuanian siela), along with other Finnish loanwords from Baltic languages of the same thematic group, see etymology sections of e.g.taivas (“heaven”), Jumala (“God”).

NounEdit

sielu

  1. soul
  2. moving spirit (one who provides significant impetus or guidance in a given venture, movement, enterprise etc.)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of sielu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative sielu sielut
genitive sielun sielujen
partitive sielua sieluja
illative sieluun sieluihin
singular plural
nominative sielu sielut
accusative nom. sielu sielut
gen. sielun
genitive sielun sielujen
partitive sielua sieluja
inessive sielussa sieluissa
elative sielusta sieluista
illative sieluun sieluihin
adessive sielulla sieluilla
ablative sielulta sieluilta
allative sielulle sieluille
essive sieluna sieluina
translative sieluksi sieluiksi
instructive sieluin
abessive sielutta sieluitta
comitative sieluineen

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NounEdit

sielu

  1. accusative and genitive singular of siellu