kiero

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See also: kĩero

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *keero, equivalent to kierä +‎ -o.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkie̯ro/, [ˈkie̞̯ro̞]
  • Rhymes: -iero
  • Syllabification: kie‧ro

Adjective[edit]

kiero (comparative kierompi, superlative kieroin)

  1. crooked, twisted
  2. devious
  3. cunning, sly
  4. (of eyes) lazy, crosseyed

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kiero (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative kiero kierot
genitive kieron kierojen
partitive kieroa kieroja
illative kieroon kieroihin
singular plural
nominative kiero kierot
accusative nom. kiero kierot
gen. kieron
genitive kieron kierojen
partitive kieroa kieroja
inessive kierossa kieroissa
elative kierosta kieroista
illative kieroon kieroihin
adessive kierolla kieroilla
ablative kierolta kieroilta
allative kierolle kieroille
essive kierona kieroina
translative kieroksi kieroiksi
instructive kieroin
abessive kierotta kieroitta
comitative kieroine
Possessive forms of kiero (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person kieroni kieromme
2nd person kierosi kieronne
3rd person kieronsa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.