kolme

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See also: kolmé and kolmë

Estonian[edit]

Numeral[edit]

kolme

  1. inflection of kolm:
    1. genitive singular
    2. partitive singular
    3. illative singular
      Synonym: kolmesse

Finnish[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

  • kolome (dialectal, pronunciation spelling)

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). (Equivalently, it is the same as type ovi (number 7) but with the nominative singular ending in e rather than i). However, in the ordinal form kolmas and the second possible multiplicative singular form kolmasti (*), the e is replaced with an a (see the ordinal form for more information).

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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