niminen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nimi (name) +‎ -inen

Adjective[edit]

niminen (not comparable)

  1. An adjective used to indicate the name of a person or object. Most often translated into English with name, named or namesake.
    Hän on saman niminen kuin Suomen ensimmäinen presidentti.
    He is the namesake of Finland's first president.
    Minkä niminen hän on?
    What is his name?
    Minkä niminen on Yhdysvaltain korkein vuori?
    What is the name of the highest peak of the United States?
    Joku Markku -niminen kävi kysymässä sinua.
    Somebody named Markku was here and asked for you.

Declension[edit]