hopea

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhopeɑ/, [ˈho̞pe̞ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -opeɑ
  • Syllabification: ho‧pe‧a

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
Possessive forms of hopea (type korkea)
possessor singular plural
1st person hopeani hopeamme
2nd person hopeasi hopeanne
3rd person hopeansa

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
Possessive forms of hopea (type korkea)
possessor singular plural
1st person hopeani hopeamme
2nd person hopeasi hopeanne
3rd person hopeansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suomen sanojen alkuperä"; 1992-2000; Erkki Itkonen; Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura; →ISBN