aihe

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Could be a derivation from either ajaa or aikoa (compare aie).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯heˣ/, [ˈɑi̯ɦe̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑihe
  • Syllabification: ai‧he

Noun[edit]

aihe

  1. topic, subject, theme
    No, olen yrittänyt, mutta hän vaihtaa aihetta koko ajan.
    Well I've tried but he/she changes the subject all the time.
  2. reason, cause, grounds, justification
    Neuvostoliitto sai Mainilan laukauksista aiheen hyökätä Suomeen vuonna 1939.
    The Mainila shots served as cause for the Soviet Union to attack Finland back in 1939.
  3. motif (recurring or dominant element in a work of art)
  4. (medicine) indication

Declension[edit]

Inflection of aihe (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative aihe aiheet
genitive aiheen aiheiden
aiheitten
partitive aihetta aiheita
illative aiheeseen aiheisiin
aiheihin
singular plural
nominative aihe aiheet
accusative nom. aihe aiheet
gen. aiheen
genitive aiheen aiheiden
aiheitten
partitive aihetta aiheita
inessive aiheessa aiheissa
elative aiheesta aiheista
illative aiheeseen aiheisiin
aiheihin
adessive aiheella aiheilla
ablative aiheelta aiheilta
allative aiheelle aiheille
essive aiheena aiheina
translative aiheeksi aiheiksi
instructive aihein
abessive aiheetta aiheitta
comitative aiheineen
Possessive forms of aihe (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person aiheeni aiheemme
2nd person aiheesi aiheenne
3rd person aiheensa

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Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

aihe

  1. The short-beaked common dolphin, Delphinus delphis

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