kumma

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kum‧ma
  • IPA(key): /ˈkumːɑ/

Adjective[edit]

kumma  (comparative kummempi, superlative kummin)

  1. odd, strange
    Onpa kumma, että...
    How strange that ...
  2. in comparative, with negation, nasty, severe
    Onpa hyvä, että mitään kummempaa ei sattunut!
    How good that nothing more severe happened!
  3. on earth, in the world, the dickens (used as non-profane intensifier with an interrogative pronoun)
    Mitä kummaa täällä on tapahtunut?
    What on earth has taken place here?

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The comparative and superlative are seldom used. They are usually substituted with corresponding forms of the synonymous adjective kummallinen.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • kumpi (similar inflected forms)

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kumma (genitive kummaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. miracle

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • "kumma" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat