ensi-

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: en‧si

Prefix[edit]

ensi-

  1. premier, first; inaugural.

Inflection[edit]

  • All the cases of ensi-, except for ennen (a postposition), serve in Finnish as adverbs. The elative singular is always used with the possessive suffix -än (more infrequently with -nsä).
noun case singular plural
nominative (ensi-)
genitive ennen
partitive
inessive
elative ennestä + -nsä/-än
illative
adessive
ablative
allative
essive
translative ensiksi
instructive ensin
abessive
comitative

Related terms[edit]

  • See the inflection table.

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