isoveli

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

iso (big) +‎ veli (brother)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

isoveli

  1. big brother (somebody's elder brother)
  2. Big Brother (unwarranted and invasive government surveillance of its citizens)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the sense "Big Brother", also spelled with a capital "I".

Declension[edit]

Inflection of isoveli (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
nominative isoveli isoveljet
genitive isoveljen isoveljien
partitive isoveljeä isoveljiä
illative isoveljeen isoveljiin
singular plural
nominative isoveli isoveljet
accusative nom. isoveli isoveljet
gen. isoveljen
genitive isoveljen isoveljien
partitive isoveljeä isoveljiä
inessive isoveljessä isoveljissä
elative isoveljestä isoveljistä
illative isoveljeen isoveljiin
adessive isoveljellä isoveljillä
ablative isoveljeltä isoveljiltä
allative isoveljelle isoveljille
essive isoveljenä isoveljinä
translative isoveljeksi isoveljiksi
instructive isoveljin
abessive isoveljettä isoveljittä
comitative isoveljineen

See also[edit]