kaunis

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

kaunis (genitive kauni, partitive kaunist)

  1. beautiful
    Synonym: ilus

Adverb[edit]

kaunis

  1. quite

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑu̯nis/, [ˈkɑu̯nis̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑunis
  • Syllabification: kau‧nis

Adjective[edit]

kaunis (comparative kauniimpi, superlative kaunein or kaunehin)

  1. beautiful
    Hän on todella kaunis.She is really beautiful.
    Antonym: ruma

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kaunis (Kotus type 41/vieras, no gradation)
nominative kaunis kauniit
genitive kauniin kauniiden
kauniitten
partitive kaunista kauniita
illative kauniiseen kauniisiin
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 kauniille kauniille
essive kauniina kauniina
translative kauniiksi kauniiksi
instructive kauniin
abessive kauniitta kauniitta
comitative kauniine
Possessive forms of kaunis (type vieras)
possessor singular plural
1st person kauniini kauniimme
2nd person kauniisi kauniinne
3rd person kauniinsa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kaunis, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *skauniz. Cognates include Finnish kaunis and Estonian kaunis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Soikkola) IPA(key): /ˈkɑu̯nis/
  • Hyphenation: kau‧nis

Adjective[edit]

kaunis (genitive kauniin, partitive kaunista)

  1. beautiful, pretty

Declension[edit]

Declension of kaunis (type 2/patsas, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative kaunis kauniit
genitive kauniin kauniin
partitive kaunista,
kaunist
kauniita
illative kauniisse kauniisse
inessive kauniis kauniis
elative kauniist kauniist
allative kauniille kauniille
adessive kauniil kauniil
ablative kauniilt kauniilt
translative kauniiks kauniiks
essive kauniinna,
kauniin
kauniinna,
kauniin
exessive1) kauniint kauniint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
Soikkola declension of kaunis (type 2/patsas, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative kaunis kaunihit,
kauniit
genitive kaunihin kaunihiin
partitive kaunista kaunihia
illative kaunihisse kaunihisse
inessive kaunihiis kaunihiis
elative kaunihist kaunihist
allative kaunihille kaunihille
adessive kaunihiil kaunihiil
ablative kaunihilt kaunihilt
translative kaunihiks kaunihiks
essive kaunihiin kaunihiin
exessive1) kaunihint kaunihint
1) Obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

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References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 146

Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kaunis, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *skauniz. Cognates include Finnish kaunis and Estonian kaunis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kaunis (genitive kaunehen, partitive kaunista)

  1. pretty, beautiful

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • P. M. Zaykov (1999) Грамматика Карельского языка (фонетика и морфология) [Grammar of the Karelian language (phonetics and morphology)], →ISBN, pages 36-37