alhainen

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Finnish[edit]

(index al)

Etymology[edit]

ala- +‎ -inen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑlxɑine̞n]
  • Hyphenation: al‧hai‧nen

Adjective[edit]

alhainen (comparative alhaisempi, superlative alhaisin)

  1. low (of location)
  2. low (of quantity)
    alhainen lämpötilalow temperature
    alhainen hintalow price
  3. low (undeveloped, primitive)
    alhainen kehitysastelow level of development
  4. lowly, low, lower (low in social rank or importance)
    alhainen asemalow rank
    alhaisaatelilower nobility
    alhainen talonpoikalowly peasant
  5. low, ignoble, dishonourable, unworthy, base, contemptible, despicable, abject, degraded (not honorable)
    alhaiset vaikuttimetlow motives
  6. (dialectal) humble (not pretentious or magnificent)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of alhainen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative alhainen alhaiset
genitive alhaisen alhaisten
alhaisien
partitive alhaista alhaisia
illative alhaiseen alhaisiin
singular plural
nominative alhainen alhaiset
accusative nom. alhainen alhaiset
gen. alhaisen
genitive alhaisen alhaisten
alhaisien
partitive alhaista alhaisia
inessive alhaisessa alhaisissa
elative alhaisesta alhaisista
illative alhaiseen alhaisiin
adessive alhaisella alhaisilla
ablative alhaiselta alhaisilta
allative alhaiselle alhaisille
essive alhaisena alhaisina
translative alhaiseksi alhaisiksi
instructive alhaisin
abessive alhaisetta alhaisitta
comitative alhaisine

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