-mo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ending and apparent suffix of cardinal numbers.

Suffix[edit]

-mo

  1. (paper, printing) Used to form page and book sizes.

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Finnish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-mo ‎(front vowel harmony variant -mö)

  1. Forms nouns from verbs, indicating a place where the action is performed; -ery.
    korjata (to repair) → korjaamo (repair shop)
    leipoa (to bake) → leipomo (bakery)
  2. Forms flower names.
    kärsä (snout) → kärsämö (yarrow)
    tähti (star) → tähtimö (starwort)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of -mo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative -mo -mot
genitive -mon -mojen
-moiden
-moitten
partitive -moa -moja
-moita
illative -moon -moihin
singular plural
nominative -mo -mot
accusative nom.? -mo -mot
gen. -mon
genitive -mon -mojen
-moiden
-moitten
partitive -moa -moja
-moita
inessive -mossa -moissa
elative -mosta -moista
illative -moon -moihin
adessive -molla -moilla
ablative -molta -moilta
allative -molleˣ -moilleˣ
essive -mona -moina
translative -moksi -moiksi
instructive -moin
abessive -motta -moitta
comitative -moineen

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