kahdeksan

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kakteksa. Formed from kaksi + a suffix *-ksa(n); the combination presumably meant something like "two before (ten)". Compare yhdeksän (nine), which was formed the same way.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kah‧dek‧san

Numeral[edit]

Finnish cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : kahdeksan
    Ordinal : kahdeksas
    Multiplier : kahdeksankertainen
Finnish Wikipedia article on kahdeksan

kahdeksan

  1. (cardinal) eight

Declension[edit]

Declension is the same as type koira (number 10), except of the nominative singular form (*), where an -n is added at the end.

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