jalkojen juuressa

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jalkojen (of the feet) + juuressa (at the root)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: jal‧ko‧jen‧juu‧res‧sa
  • Rhymes: -esːɑ
  • IPA(key): /ˈjɑlkojen ˈjuːresːɑ/

Postposition[edit]

jalkojen juuressa

  1. (idiomatic) at the feet of (as a disciple, student, subordinate or worshiper of)
    Minut on kasvatettu Gamalielin jalkojen juuressa isiemme ankaran lain mkaisesti.
    I have been educated at the feet of Gamaliel according to the strict manner of the law of our fathers.
    Kasvoit jalkojeni juuressa.
    You grew up at my feet.

Inflection[edit]

If the head word is a personal pronoun, jalkojen gets a possessive suffix, see example. Otherwise there's no inflection.