kolme

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See also: kolmé and kolmë

Finnish[edit]

(index ko)

Finnish cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : kolme
    Ordinal : kolmas
    Adverbial : kolmasti
    Multiplier : kolminkertainen
    Distributive : kolmittain
    Colloquial counting form : koo
    Colloquial ordinal : kolkki
Finnish Wikipedia article on kolme

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kolme, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *kolme. Cognates include Estonian kolm, Khanty хәԓум (xəḷum), Mansi хӯрум (hūrum) and Hungarian három.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkolme/, [ˈko̞lme̞]
  • IPA(key): /ˈkolmeˣ/, [ˈko̞lme̞(ʔ)] (some speakers)
  • Rhymes: -olme
  • Syllabification: kol‧me

Numeral[edit]

kolme

  1. three

Usage notes[edit]

Declension[edit]

Inflection for the singular is the same as type nalle (number 8), while for the plural it is ovi (number 7). However, in the second possible multiplicative singular form kolmasti (*) and the ordinal form kolmas, the "e" is replaced with an "a".

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Karelian[edit]

Karelian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : kolme
    Ordinal : kolmas
    Fractional : kolmannes

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kolme, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *kolme. Cognates include Finnish kolme and Estonian kolm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

kolme

  1. three

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • P. M. Zaykov (1999) Грамматика Карельского языка (фонетика и морфология) [Grammar of the Karelian language (phonetics and morphology)], →ISBN, page 52

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kolme.

Numeral[edit]

kolme

  1. three