laakea

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably laaka +‎ -ea, if not a separate borrowing from the same source.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑːkeɑ/, [ˈlɑːke̞ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑːkeɑ
  • Syllabification: laa‧ke‧a

Adjective[edit]

laakea (comparative laakeampi, superlative laakein)

  1. flat
  2. shallow (having little depth)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of laakea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative laakea laakeat
genitive laakean laakeiden
laakeitten
partitive laakeaa
laakeata
laakeita
illative laakeaan laakeisiin
laakeihin
singular plural
nominative laakea laakeat
accusative nom. laakea laakeat
gen. laakean
genitive laakean laakeiden
laakeitten
laakeainrare
partitive laakeaa
laakeata
laakeita
inessive laakeassa laakeissa
elative laakeasta laakeista
illative laakeaan laakeisiin
laakeihin
adessive laakealla laakeilla
ablative laakealta laakeilta
allative laakealle laakeille
essive laakeana laakeina
translative laakeaksi laakeiksi
instructive laakein
abessive laakeatta laakeitta
comitative laakeine
Possessive forms of laakea (type korkea)
possessor singular plural
1st person laakeani laakeamme
2nd person laakeasi laakeanne
3rd person laakeansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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