näköinen

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Finnish[edit]

(index nä)

Etymology[edit]

näkö (sight, vision, looks) +‎ -inen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnækø̞ine̞n]
  • Hyphenation: nä‧köi‧nen

Adjective[edit]

näköinen  (comparative näköisempi, superlative näköisin)

  1. looking like someone or something. That to which the looks are compared is in genitive.
    Onko vauva enemmän isän vai äidin näköinen?
    Does the baby look more like the dad or the mom?
  2. As main word of a combined adjective, -looking, -like (of or pertaining to looks).
    hyvännäköinen = good-looking
    samannäköinen = similar, looking alike
  3. As main word of a combined adjective, -sighted, -eyed (of or pertaining to vision).
    likinäköinen = nearsighted (physical property)
    lyhytnäköinen = shortsighted (mental property)
    kaukonäköinen = farsighted
    tarkkanäköinen = sharp-eyed
    ahdasnäköinen = narrow-minded, narrow sighted

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Related terms[edit]

  • See related terms -section under kokoinen.