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lause

lause

See also: Läuse

Estonian

Noun

lause (genitive lause, partitive lauset)

  1. sentence
  2. clause
  3. phrase

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Finnish

(index la)

Etymology

From the verb lausua.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɑuseˣ]
  • Hyphenation: lau‧se

Noun

lause

  1. (grammar) clause
  2. (informal) sentence
  3. (mathematics) theorem (mathematical statement of some importance that has been proven to be true)
    Pythagoraan lause
    Pythagorean theorem (US) or Pythagoras' theorem (UK)

Declension

Inflection of lause (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative lause lauseet
genitive lauseen lauseiden
lauseitten
partitive lausetta lauseita
illative lauseeseen lauseisiin
lauseihin
singular plural
nominative lause lauseet
accusative nom. lause lauseet
gen. lauseen
genitive lauseen lauseiden
lauseitten
partitive lausetta lauseita
inessive lauseessa lauseissa
elative lauseesta lauseista
illative lauseeseen lauseisiin
lauseihin
adessive lauseella lauseilla
ablative lauseelta lauseilta
allative lauseelle lauseille
essive lauseena lauseina
translative lauseeksi lauseiksi
instructive lausein
abessive lauseetta lauseitta
comitative lauseineen

Usage notes

  • In common usage the grammar terms lause (clause) and virke (sentence) are happily confused so that the word lause may refer to either of the two. The word virke is used relatively seldom, but when it is, it means "sentence".

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