kovin

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoʋin/, [ˈko̞ʋin]
  • Rhymes: -oʋin
  • Syllabification(key): ko‧vin

Adverb[edit]

kovin

  1. (not) very, really, so
    Se ei ollut kovin hyvä elokuva.
    It was not a very good movie.
    Hän oli kovin surullinen.
    She was so sad.

Adjective[edit]

kovin

  1. superlative degree of kova

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kovin (Kotus type 36*H/sisin, mp-mm gradation)
nominative kovin kovimmat
genitive kovimman kovimpien
kovinten
partitive kovinta kovimpia
illative kovimpaan kovimpiin
singular plural
nominative kovin kovimmat
accusative nom. kovin kovimmat
gen. kovimman
genitive kovimman kovimpien
kovinten
kovimpainrare
partitive kovinta kovimpia
inessive kovimmassa kovimmissa
elative kovimmasta kovimmista
illative kovimpaan kovimpiin
adessive kovimmalla kovimmilla
ablative kovimmalta kovimmilta
allative kovimmalle kovimmille
essive kovimpana kovimpina
translative kovimmaksi kovimmiksi
abessive kovimmatta kovimmitta
instructive kovimmin
comitative kovimpine
Possessive forms of kovin (Kotus type 36*H/sisin, mp-mm gradation)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kovimpani kovimpani
accusative nom. kovimpani kovimpani
gen. kovimpani
genitive kovimpani kovimpieni
kovinteni
kovimpainirare
partitive kovintani kovimpiani
inessive kovimmassani kovimmissani
elative kovimmastani kovimmistani
illative kovimpaani kovimpiini
adessive kovimmallani kovimmillani
ablative kovimmaltani kovimmiltani
allative kovimmalleni kovimmilleni
essive kovimpanani kovimpinani
translative kovimmakseni kovimmikseni
abessive kovimmattani kovimmittani
instructive
comitative kovimpineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kovimpasi kovimpasi
accusative nom. kovimpasi kovimpasi
gen. kovimpasi
genitive kovimpasi kovimpiesi
kovintesi
kovimpaisirare
partitive kovintasi kovimpiasi
inessive kovimmassasi kovimmissasi
elative kovimmastasi kovimmistasi
illative kovimpaasi kovimpiisi
adessive kovimmallasi kovimmillasi
ablative kovimmaltasi kovimmiltasi
allative kovimmallesi kovimmillesi
essive kovimpanasi kovimpinasi
translative kovimmaksesi kovimmiksesi
abessive kovimmattasi kovimmittasi
instructive
comitative kovimpinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kovimpamme kovimpamme
accusative nom. kovimpamme kovimpamme
gen. kovimpamme
genitive kovimpamme kovimpiemme
kovintemme
kovimpaimmerare
partitive kovintamme kovimpiamme
inessive kovimmassamme kovimmissamme
elative kovimmastamme kovimmistamme
illative kovimpaamme kovimpiimme
adessive kovimmallamme kovimmillamme
ablative kovimmaltamme kovimmiltamme
allative kovimmallemme kovimmillemme
essive kovimpanamme kovimpinamme
translative kovimmaksemme kovimmiksemme
abessive kovimmattamme kovimmittamme
instructive
comitative kovimpinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kovimpanne kovimpanne
accusative nom. kovimpanne kovimpanne
gen. kovimpanne
genitive kovimpanne kovimpienne
kovintenne
kovimpainnerare
partitive kovintanne kovimpianne
inessive kovimmassanne kovimmissanne
elative kovimmastanne kovimmistanne
illative kovimpaanne kovimpiinne
adessive kovimmallanne kovimmillanne
ablative kovimmaltanne kovimmiltanne
allative kovimmallenne kovimmillenne
essive kovimpananne kovimpinanne
translative kovimmaksenne kovimmiksenne
abessive kovimmattanne kovimmittanne
instructive
comitative kovimpinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative kovimpansa kovimpansa
accusative nom. kovimpansa kovimpansa
gen. kovimpansa
genitive kovimpansa kovimpiensa
kovintensa
kovimpainsarare
partitive kovintaan
kovintansa
kovimpiaan
kovimpiansa
inessive kovimmassaan
kovimmassansa
kovimmissaan
kovimmissansa
elative kovimmastaan
kovimmastansa
kovimmistaan
kovimmistansa
illative kovimpaansa kovimpiinsa
adessive kovimmallaan
kovimmallansa
kovimmillaan
kovimmillansa
ablative kovimmaltaan
kovimmaltansa
kovimmiltaan
kovimmiltansa
allative kovimmalleen
kovimmallensa
kovimmilleen
kovimmillensa
essive kovimpanaan
kovimpanansa
kovimpinaan
kovimpinansa
translative kovimmakseen
kovimmaksensa
kovimmikseen
kovimmiksensa
abessive kovimmattaan
kovimmattansa
kovimmittaan
kovimmittansa
instructive
comitative kovimpineen
kovimpinensa

Adjective[edit]

kovin

  1. instructive plural of kova

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Instructive of kova (strong). Akin to Finnish kovin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kovin

  1. really, truly
    • 1936, L. G. Terehova, V. G. Erdeli, translated by Mihailov and P. I. Maksimov, Geografia: oppikirja iƶoroin alkușkoulun kolmatta klaassaa vart (ensimäine osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-Pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 6:
      Miä muissin, kui möö hulkuimma metsää mööt, yhenlain ku sokkiat, ja nyt kovin meinaisin oppihussa löytämää teetä, samalviittää kui pioneerat.
      I remembered, how we wandered along the forest, like we were blind, and now I really decided to learn to find the way, just like the pioneers.

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 200