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  • IPA(key): /ˈelːiptinen/, [ˈe̞lːipˌt̪ine̞n]
  • Rhymes: -inen
  • Syllabification: el‧lip‧ti‧nen


elliptinen (comparative elliptisempi, superlative elliptisin)

  1. (mathematics) elliptic
  2. elliptical (showing ellipsis; having a word or words omitted)


Inflection of elliptinen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative elliptinen elliptiset
genitive elliptisen elliptisten
partitive elliptistä elliptisiä
illative elliptiseen elliptisiin
singular plural
nominative elliptinen elliptiset
accusative nom. elliptinen elliptiset
gen. elliptisen
genitive elliptisen elliptisten
partitive elliptistä elliptisiä
inessive elliptisessä elliptisissä
elative elliptisestä elliptisistä
illative elliptiseen elliptisiin
adessive elliptisellä elliptisillä
ablative elliptiseltä elliptisiltä
allative elliptiselle elliptisille
essive elliptisenä elliptisinä
translative elliptiseksi elliptisiksi
instructive elliptisin
abessive elliptisettä elliptisittä
comitative elliptisine
Possessive forms of elliptinen (type nainen)
possessor singular plural
1st person elliptiseni elliptisemme
2nd person elliptisesi elliptisenne
3rd person elliptisensä
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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