avain

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From avata +‎ -in. Compare Karelian avain, Veps avadim.

Noun[edit]

avain

  1. key
  2. code (set of rules for converting information)
  3. (music) clef, used especially in compound terms

Declension[edit]

Inflection of avain (Kotus type 33/kytkin, no gradation)
nominative avain avaimet
genitive avaimen avaimien
avainten
partitive avainta avaimia
illative avaimeen avaimiin
singular plural
nominative avain avaimet
accusative nom. avain avaimet
gen. avaimen
genitive avaimen avaimien
avainten
partitive avainta avaimia
inessive avaimessa avaimissa
elative avaimesta avaimista
illative avaimeen avaimiin
adessive avaimella avaimilla
ablative avaimelta avaimilta
allative avaimelle avaimille
essive avaimena avaimina
translative avaimeksi avaimiksi
instructive avaimin
abessive avaimetta avaimitta
comitative avaimineen

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Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Compare Finnish avain.

Noun[edit]

avain ‎(genitive avaimen, partitive avaindu)

  1. key