jalkojen juuressa

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jalkojen (of the feet) + juuressa (at the root)


  • Hyphenation: jal‧ko‧jen‧juu‧res‧sa
  • Rhymes: -esːɑ
  • IPA(key): /ˈjɑlkojen ˈjuːresːɑ/


jalkojen juuressa

  1. (idiomatic) at the feet of (as a disciple, student, subordinate or worshiper of)
    Minut on kasvatettu Gamalielin jalkojen juuressa isiemme ankaran lain mkaisesti.
    I have been educated at the feet of Gamaliel according to the strict manner of the law of our fathers.
    Kasvoit jalkojeni juuressa.
    You grew up at my feet.


If the head word is a personal pronoun, jalkojen gets a possessive suffix, see example. Otherwise there's no inflection.