Talk:-nsä

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Funny stuff ...[edit]

# (possessive) Used in some adverbs that include front vowels, when the clause has the subject "he", "she" or "they" (only of people).

       * He olivat hyvin häpeissänsä häviöstä. [...]
             o They were very ashamed of the defeat.

Now this is funny, calling olla häpeissä an "adverb". Well, though it might commonly get translated as one, it literally actually translates as "to be in shame" or "to be in dishonor", which is why I can't seem to call that a legit "adverb". I think it would improve the article at this figure (8) a lot if anyone of you guys could come up with a better example and/or wording. -andy 77.191.214.41 20:10, 22 October 2012 (UTC)