kalleus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kallis +‎ -uus

Noun[edit]

kalleus

  1. expensiveness, costliness
  2. (plural only) valuables, treasure

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kalleus (Kotus type 40/kalleus, t-d gradation)
nominative kalleus kalleudet
genitive kalleuden kalleuksien
partitive kalleutta kalleuksia
illative kalleuteen kalleuksiin
singular plural
nominative kalleus kalleudet
accusative nom.? kalleus kalleudet
gen. kalleuden
genitive kalleuden kalleuksien
partitive kalleutta kalleuksia
inessive kalleudessa kalleuksissa
elative kalleudesta kalleuksista
illative kalleuteen kalleuksiin
adessive kalleudella kalleuksilla
ablative kalleudelta kalleuksilta
allative kalleudelleˣ kalleuksilleˣ
essive kalleutena kalleuksina
translative kalleudeksi kalleuksiksi
instructive kalleuksin
abessive kalleudetta kalleuksitta
comitative kalleuksineen

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense "valuables" the term refers to really precious things such as jewellery and fine art, not mere watches and credit cards, which are rather called arvoesine.

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