-mattomuus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-ma + -ton + -uus (+ effects of consonant gradation)

Suffix[edit]

-mattomuus / -mättömyys (with back / front vowels)

  1. A deverbal suffix that, when attached to the stem of a verb, transforms the verb to a noun which means lack of activity, failure or refusal to do something. The stem is often modified in the process.

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