harva

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Estonian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

harva

  1. seldom

Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

harva  (comparative harvempi, superlative harvin)

  1. infrequent, sparse (far apart in space or time)
  2. thin (of hair)
  3. loose (of garment or any grid-like structure)
  4. few; often in plural (harvat).
    Vain harvat ja valitut kutsutaan näihin juhliin.
    Only select few get the invitation into this party.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of harva (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative harva harvat
genitive harvan harvojen
partitive harvaa harvoja
illative harvaan harvoihin
singular plural
nominative harva harvat
accusative nom.? harva harvat
gen. harvan
genitive harvan harvojen
harvainrare
partitive harvaa harvoja
inessive harvassa harvoissa
elative harvasta harvoista
illative harvaan harvoihin
adessive harvalla harvoilla
ablative harvalta harvoilta
allative harvalleˣ harvoilleˣ
essive harvana harvoina
translative harvaksi harvoiksi
instructive harvoin
abessive harvatta harvoitta
comitative harvoine

Derived terms[edit]