FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sulkea (to close, shut) +‎ -u. Related to Estonian sulg.

NounEdit

sulku

  1. bracket (symbol)
  2. blockade
  3. lock (segment of a canal)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of sulku (Kotus type 1/valo, k- gradation)
nominative sulku sulut
genitive sulun sulkujen
partitive sulkua sulkuja
illative sulkuun sulkuihin
singular plural
nominative sulku sulut
accusative nom. sulku sulut
gen. sulun
genitive sulun sulkujen
partitive sulkua sulkuja
inessive sulussa suluissa
elative sulusta suluista
illative sulkuun sulkuihin
adessive sululla suluilla
ablative sululta suluilta
allative sululle suluille
essive sulkuna sulkuina
translative suluksi suluiksi
instructive suluin
abessive sulutta suluitta
comitative sulkuineen
Possessive forms of sulku (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person sulkuni sulkumme
2nd person sulkusi sulkunne
3rd person sulkunsa

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