-ska

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Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -skä (with words having front vowel harmony)

Etymology[edit]

Adopted from Swedish.

Suffix[edit]

-ska (with words having back vowel harmony)

  1. (colloquial, archaic, now humoristic) Used to transform husband's family name or title to a term for addressing or speaking of a married woman. Used especially with family names ending with -nen and titles ending -ri.