kummi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed either from Old Swedish gumme (man) (compare Swedish gumma) or from Russian кум (kum, godfather), кума (kuma, godmother) (compare Latvian kūma (godparent), Latvian kūmas (godparent)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkumːi/, [ˈkumːi]
  • Rhymes: -umːi
  • Syllabification(key): kum‧mi

Noun[edit]

kummi

  1. godparent, godfather or godmother
  2. an invited guest, supporter or speaker for a certain cause

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kummi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kummi kummit
genitive kummin kummien
partitive kummia kummeja
illative kummiin kummeihin
singular plural
nominative kummi kummit
accusative nom. kummi kummit
gen. kummin
genitive kummin kummien
partitive kummia kummeja
inessive kummissa kummeissa
elative kummista kummeista
illative kummiin kummeihin
adessive kummilla kummeilla
ablative kummilta kummeilta
allative kummille kummeille
essive kummina kummeina
translative kummiksi kummeiksi
instructive kummein
abessive kummitta kummeitta
comitative kummeineen
Possessive forms of kummi (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person kummini kummimme
2nd person kummisi kumminne
3rd person kumminsa

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