kuolemakseen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kuolemaksi + -en (third person possessive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuo̯lemɑkseːn/, [ˈkuo̞̯le̞ˌmɑks̠e̞ːn]
  • Rhymes: -ɑkseːn
  • Syllabification: kuo‧le‧mak‧seen

Adverb[edit]

kuolemakseen

  1. for the life of one
    En pysty kuolemaksenikaan muistamaan sen laulun nimeä.
    For the life of me, I can't remember the name of that song.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually suffixed with -kaan, which serves as an emphatic suffix.

Inflection[edit]

Personal/possessive forms of kuolemakseen
no possessor
possessor singular plural
1st person kuolemakseni kuolemaksemme
2nd person kuolemaksesi kuolemaksenne
3rd person kuolemakseen
kuolemaksensa