heikko

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic [Term?]. Cognates include Karelian heikko and Votic heikko.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhei̯kːo/, [ˈhe̞i̯kːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -eikːo
  • Syllabification: heik‧ko

Adjective[edit]

heikko (comparative heikompi, superlative heikoin)

  1. weak
  2. faint
  3. feeble
  4. infirm
  5. frail
  6. delicate
  7. slight
  8. poor
  9. light
  10. slender
  11. meager

Declension[edit]

Inflection of heikko (Kotus type 1/valo, kk-k gradation)
nominative heikko heikot
genitive heikon heikkojen
partitive heikkoa heikkoja
illative heikkoon heikkoihin
singular plural
nominative heikko heikot
accusative nom. heikko heikot
gen. heikon
genitive heikon heikkojen
partitive heikkoa heikkoja
inessive heikossa heikoissa
elative heikosta heikoista
illative heikkoon heikkoihin
adessive heikolla heikoilla
ablative heikolta heikoilta
allative heikolle heikoille
essive heikkona heikkoina
translative heikoksi heikoiksi
instructive heikoin
abessive heikotta heikoitta
comitative heikkoine
Possessive forms of heikko (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person heikkoni heikkomme
2nd person heikkosi heikkonne
3rd person heikkonsa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Karelian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

heikko

  1. weak