Appendix:Finnish nominal inflection/uni

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KOTUS type 24 (uni) NSK types 38 (pieni) and 39 (nuori)

Two-syllable nominals ending with -hi/-li/-ni/-ri/-si; no consonant gradation.

Declension is identical to pieni, except for the preferred genitive plural form.

Inflectional stem replaces -i with -e-. -e- of stem dropped before plural marker -i-.

The Partitive singular ending -ta/-tä and genitive plural -ten are attached in place of the -i of the base form, but genitive plural ending -en is preferred. Partitive plural ending -a/.


back vowels
(contains a, o or u)
front vowels
(no a, o or u)