maaherra

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

maa +‎ herra

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: maa‧her‧ra

Noun[edit]

maaherra

  1. (government) The highest official of lääni (province), which is a Finnish administrative unit between the state and municipalities. Maaherra is appointed by the central government, and is usually translated as governor into English.
  2. A person holding a similar position in another country, especially in Nordic countries.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of maaherra (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative maaherra maaherrat
genitive maaherran maaherrojen
partitive maaherraa maaherroja
illative maaherraan maaherroihin
singular plural
nominative maaherra maaherrat
accusative nom. maaherra maaherrat
gen. maaherran
genitive maaherran maaherrojen
maaherrainrare
partitive maaherraa maaherroja
inessive maaherrassa maaherroissa
elative maaherrasta maaherroista
illative maaherraan maaherroihin
adessive maaherralla maaherroilla
ablative maaherralta maaherroilta
allative maaherralle maaherroille
essive maaherrana maaherroina
translative maaherraksi maaherroiksi
instructive maaherroin
abessive maaherratta maaherroitta
comitative maaherroineen

See also[edit]