Joukahainen

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Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjou̯kɑhɑi̯nen/, [ˈjo̞u̯kɑˌhɑine̞n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑinen
  • Hyphenation: Jou‧ka‧hai‧nen

Proper noun[edit]

Joukahainen

  1. (Finnish mythology) One of the main characters in Kalevala, the Finnish national epic.
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 6:129-134:
      Tuossa nuori Joukahainen / Jo vähän ajattelevi, / Pikkuisen piättelevi: / Käsi käski ampumahan, / Käsi käski, toinen kielti, / Sormet suoniset pakotti.
      At these words young Joukahainen / Tried to think the matter over / And it stopped him for a while: / His hands are undecided now, / One says "go", the other "no", / Till his finger muscles ache.
  2. A database of Finnish words, maintained by the University of Turku.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Joukahainen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative Joukahainen
genitive Joukahaisen
partitive Joukahaista
illative Joukahaiseen
singular plural
nominative Joukahainen
accusative nom. Joukahainen
gen. Joukahaisen
genitive Joukahaisen
partitive Joukahaista
inessive Joukahaisessa
elative Joukahaisesta
illative Joukahaiseen
adessive Joukahaisella
ablative Joukahaiselta
allative Joukahaiselle
essive Joukahaisena
translative Joukahaiseksi
instructive
abessive Joukahaisetta
comitative
Possessive forms of Joukahainen (type nainen)
possessor singular plural
1st person Joukahaiseni Joukahaisemme
2nd person Joukahaisesi Joukahaisenne
3rd person Joukahaisensa