mahti

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑhti/, [ˈmɑxt̪i]
  • Rhymes: -ɑhti
  • Syllabification: mah‧ti

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mahti, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *mahtiz. Alternatively a more recent borrowing from either Old Swedish makt or Swedish makt. Possibly also influenced by mahtaa.

Noun[edit]

mahti

  1. might, power
  2. (figuratively) powerhouse (source of power, energy or strength)
    teollisuusmahtiindustrial powerhouse
Declension[edit]
Inflection of mahti (Kotus type 5/risti, t-d gradation)
nominative mahti mahdit
genitive mahdin mahtien
partitive mahtia mahteja
illative mahtiin mahteihin
singular plural
nominative mahti mahdit
accusative nom. mahti mahdit
gen. mahdin
genitive mahdin mahtien
partitive mahtia mahteja
inessive mahdissa mahdeissa
elative mahdista mahdeista
illative mahtiin mahteihin
adessive mahdilla mahdeilla
ablative mahdilta mahdeilta
allative mahdille mahdeille
essive mahtina mahteina
translative mahdiksi mahdeiksi
instructive mahdein
abessive mahditta mahdeitta
comitative mahteineen
Possessive forms of mahti (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person mahtini mahtimme
2nd person mahtisi mahtinne
3rd person mahtinsa
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from mahtava (awesome).

Adjective[edit]

mahti (not comparable)

  1. (slang) awesome, great, super; chiefly used as fortifier, combined with the word to be fortified.
    mahtibileetgreat party

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