makea

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See also: mäkeä

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *makeda, variant of *magjas, from a Germanic language, compare Proto-Germanic *smakjaz.

Adjective[edit]

makea ‎(comparative makeampi, superlative makein)

  1. sweet (taste)
  2. fresh (water)
  3. high; in the idiomatic expression makea elämä ("high life").

Declension[edit]

Inflection of makea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative makea makeat
genitive makean makeiden
makeitten
partitive makeaa
makeata
makeita
illative makeaan makeisiin
makeihin
singular plural
nominative makea makeat
accusative nom. makea makeat
gen. makean
genitive makean makeiden
makeitten
makeainrare
partitive makeaa
makeata
makeita
inessive makeassa makeissa
elative makeasta makeista
illative makeaan makeisiin
makeihin
adessive makealla makeilla
ablative makealta makeilta
allative makealle makeille
essive makeana makeina
translative makeaksi makeiksi
instructive makein
abessive makeatta makeitta
comitative makeineen