-lle

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See also: lle and llé

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *-lek, *-len. If *-len, related to *-sen (illative case suffix) and probably -l- (external locative suffix) + -en of unknown origin and meaning, possibly from Proto-Uralic *-n (dative suffix). Lengthening of -l- is likely due to analogy with -lla, -lta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lːeˣ/, [lːe̞(ʔ)]

Suffix[edit]

-lle

  1. forms the allative case of a noun, adjective, numeral or pronoun