kaunis

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skauniz. Compare to English sheen, German schön and Swedish skön.

Adjective[edit]

kaunis (genitive kauni, partitive kaunist)

  1. beautiful
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kaunis

  1. quite

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skauniz. Compare to English sheen, German schön and Swedish skön.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɑunis]
  • Hyphenation: kau‧nis

Adjective[edit]

kaunis (comparative kauniimpi, superlative kaunein or kaunehin)

  1. beautiful
    Hän on todella kaunis.
    She is really beautiful.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kaunis (Kotus type 41/vieras, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative kaunis kauniit
accusative nom.? kaunis kauniit
gen. kauniin
genitive kauniin kauniiden
kauniitten
partitive kaunista kauniita
inessive kauniissa kauniissa
elative kauniista kauniista
illative kauniiseen kauniisiin
kauniihinrare
adessive kauniilla kauniilla
ablative kauniilta kauniilta
allative kauniilleˣ kauniilleˣ
essive kauniina kauniina
translative kauniiksi kauniiksi
instructive kauniin
abessive kauniitta kauniitta
comitative kauniineen

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Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skauniz.

Noun[edit]

kaunis

  1. beautiful