hopea

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hopeda which also meant "soft" or "brittle" [1]. Cognate with Estonian hõbe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ho‧pe‧a
  • IPA(key): /ˈhopeɑ/

Noun[edit]

hopea

  1. silver (metal)
  2. (jewelry) silver (alloy of silver and copper which contains at least 83 % silver)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hopea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative hopea hopeat
genitive hopean hopeiden
hopeitten
partitive hopeaa
hopeata
hopeita
illative hopeaan hopeisiin
hopeihin
singular plural
nominative hopea hopeat
accusative nom. hopea hopeat
gen. hopean
genitive hopean hopeiden
hopeitten
hopeainrare
partitive hopeaa
hopeata
hopeita
inessive hopeassa hopeissa
elative hopeasta hopeista
illative hopeaan hopeisiin
hopeihin
adessive hopealla hopeilla
ablative hopealta hopeilta
allative hopealle hopeille
essive hopeana hopeina
translative hopeaksi hopeiksi
instructive hopein
abessive hopeatta hopeitta
comitative hopeineen

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hopea (not comparable)

  1. silver (colour)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hopea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative hopea hopeat
genitive hopean hopeiden
hopeitten
partitive hopeaa
hopeata
hopeita
illative hopeaan hopeisiin
hopeihin
singular plural
nominative hopea hopeat
accusative nom. hopea hopeat
gen. hopean
genitive hopean hopeiden
hopeitten
hopeainrare
partitive hopeaa
hopeata
hopeita
inessive hopeassa hopeissa
elative hopeasta hopeista
illative hopeaan hopeisiin
hopeihin
adessive hopealla hopeilla
ablative hopealta hopeilta
allative hopealle hopeille
essive hopeana hopeina
translative hopeaksi hopeiksi
instructive hopein
abessive hopeatta hopeitta
comitative hopeine

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suomen sanojen alkuperä"; 1992-2000; Erkki Itkonen; Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura; ISBN 951-717-692-9