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Linna

Linna

See also: linna

English

Proper noun

Linna

  1. A female given name

Estonian

Proper noun

Linna

  1. A surname.

Finnish

Etymology

< linna (castle, fort)

Proper noun

Linna

  1. A surname.

Declension

Inflection of Linna (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Linna Linnat
genitive Linnan Linnojen
partitive Linnaa Linnoja
illative Linnaan Linnoihin
singular plural
nominative Linna Linnat
accusative nom. Linna Linnat
gen. Linnan
genitive Linnan Linnojen
Linnainrare
partitive Linnaa Linnoja
inessive Linnassa Linnoissa
elative Linnasta Linnoista
illative Linnaan Linnoihin
adessive Linnalla Linnoilla
ablative Linnalta Linnoilta
allative Linnalle Linnoille
essive Linnana Linnoina
translative Linnaksi Linnoiksi
instructive Linnoin
abessive Linnatta Linnoitta
comitative Linnoineen

linna

linna

See also: Linna

Estonian

Noun

linna

  1. Genitive singular form of linn.
  2. Partitive singular form of linn.
  3. Illative singular form of linn.

Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *litna.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlinːɑ/

Noun

linna

  1. fortress, castle, stronghold
  2. (colloquial) prison

Declension

Inflection of linna (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative linna linnat
genitive linnan linnojen
partitive linnaa linnoja
illative linnaan linnoihin
singular plural
nominative linna linnat
accusative nom. linna linnat
gen. linnan
genitive linnan linnojen
linnainrare
partitive linnaa linnoja
inessive linnassa linnoissa
elative linnasta linnoista
illative linnaan linnoihin
adessive linnalla linnoilla
ablative linnalta linnoilta
allative linnalle linnoille
essive linnana linnoina
translative linnaksi linnoiksi
instructive linnoin
abessive linnatta linnoitta
comitative linnoineen

Usage notes

Also used as a suffix in the formation of town names.

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Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪnːa/
  • Rhymes: -ɪnːa

Verb

linna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative linnti, supine linnt)

  1. (intransitive or impersonal) to stop, to abate

Conjugation