-päinen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pää (head) +‎ -inen

Adjective[edit]

-päinen (comparative -päisempi, superlative -päisin)

  1. Of or pertaining to a head; used only in compound terms as the last element. Sometimes translated into English as headed, but more often the compound has a translation of its own.
    huimapäinen = foolhardy
    kaksipäinen = double-headed
    kaljupäinen = bald-headed
    kypäräpäinen = helmeted
    sarvipäinen = horned
    selväpäinen = lucid
    teräväpäinen = sharp-witted
    tilapäinen = temporary

Declension[edit]