hänen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive form of hän.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hä‧nen

Pronoun[edit]

hänen

  1. his, her; used with the possessive suffix -nsa/-nsä appended to the main word owned
    Hänen äitinsä on 45 -vuotias.
    His/Her mother is 45 years old.
  2. his, hers (that which belongs to him or her, used without a following noun)
    Tämä kirja on hänen.
    This book is his/hers.
  3. he, she; with monopersonal verbs which require genitive, such as pitää, täytyä, tulla, olla + passive present participle etc.
    Hänen pitää/täytyy/tulee tehdä / on tehtävä tämä nyt.
    He/She has to do this now.

Usage notes[edit]

In spoken language the possessive suffix -nsa|-nsä is often omitted.

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