abessiivi

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bes‧sii‧vi
  • IPA(key): [ˈɑbeˌsːiːʋi]

Noun[edit]

abessiivi

  1. (grammar) abessive. In Finnish the ending of abessive is -tta or -ttä. It is usually translated into English as "without + noun".
    Rahatta on hankala opiskella.
    It's difficult to study without money.

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Usage notes[edit]

In Finnish the abessive case is used relatively seldom, and is often replaced with expression ilman (without) + partitive.

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