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puu

puu

See also: pu'u and püü

Estonian

Noun

puu (genitive puu, partitive puud)

  1. tree
  2. wood (material)

Declension

Derived terms


Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe, possibly borrowed from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to grow). Cognates include Estonian puu, Karelian puu and Hungarian fa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuː/
  • Hyphenation: puu
  • Rhymes: -uː

Noun

puu

  1. tree
    kasvava puu "growing tree"
  2. wood (material)
    puu materiaalina "wood as a material"
  3. When used as modifier in a compound term (puu-), often translated with the adjective wooden.

Declension

Inflection of puu (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative puu puut
genitive puun puiden
puitten
partitive puuta puita
illative puuhun puihin
singular plural
nominative puu puut
accusative nom. puu puut
gen. puun
genitive puun puiden
puitten
partitive puuta puita
inessive puussa puissa
elative puusta puista
illative puuhun puihin
adessive puulla puilla
ablative puulta puilta
allative puulle puille
essive puuna puina
translative puuksi puiksi
instructive puin
abessive puutta puitta
comitative puineen

Derived terms

Compounds


Karelian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe. Cognates include Finnish puu, Estonian puu, and Hungarian fa.

Noun

puu (genitive puun, partitive puudu)

  1. tree

Declension


Votic

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe.

Noun

puu (genitive puu, partitive [please provide])

  1. tree

Inflection

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References

  • "puu" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

Võro

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe.

Noun

puu (genitive puu, partitive puud)

  1. tree

Inflection