-llinen

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Finnish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-llinen

  1. Forms adjectives that indicate time.
    aika -> ajallinen = time -> temporal
    hetki -> hetkellinen = moment -> momentary
    -> yöllinen = night -> nocturnal
  2. Forms adjectives that indicate likeness.
    ihme -> ihmeellinen = wonder -> wonderful
    ihminen -> inhimillinen = human -> humane
  3. Forms adjectives that indicate possession or relationship.
    elo -> elollinen = life -> organic
    kunnia -> kunniallinen = honour -> honourable
    ovi -> ovellinen = door -> equipped with a door
    pilkku -> pilkullinen = dot -> dotted
    uskonto -> uskonnollinen = religion -> religious
  4. Forms nouns that define a person through his characteristics or possessions.
    tila -> tilallinen = farm -> owner of a farm
    velka -> velallinen = debt -> debtor
    viha -> vihollinen = hatred -> enemy
  5. Forms nouns that indicate an amount.
    koura -> kourallinen = fist -> fistful

Declension[edit]

Back vowel harmony declension (includes vowels a, o, u)

Front vowel harmony declension (includes vowels ä, ö, y)

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