kurja

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain, possibly related to kura (dirt). Compare Estonian kuri (bad, evil).

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Adjective[edit]

kurja (comparative kurjempi, superlative kurjin)

  1. poor
  2. miserable
  3. wretched

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kurja (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative kurja kurjat
genitive kurjan kurjien
partitive kurjaa kurjia
illative kurjaan kurjiin
singular plural
nominative kurja kurjat
accusative nom.? kurja kurjat
gen. kurjan
genitive kurjan kurjien
kurjainrare
partitive kurjaa kurjia
inessive kurjassa kurjissa
elative kurjasta kurjista
illative kurjaan kurjiin
adessive kurjalla kurjilla
ablative kurjalta kurjilta
allative kurjalleˣ kurjilleˣ
essive kurjana kurjina
translative kurjaksi kurjiksi
instructive kurjin
abessive kurjatta kurjitta
comitative kurjine

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