mustalainen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

musta (black) +‎ -lainen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mus‧ta‧lai‧nen
  • IPA(key): [ˈmustɑˌlɑinen]

Noun[edit]

mustalainen

  1. (varying from neutral to pejorative) gypsy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mustalainen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative mustalainen mustalaiset
genitive mustalaisen mustalaisten
mustalaisien
partitive mustalaista mustalaisia
illative mustalaiseen mustalaisiin
singular plural
nominative mustalainen mustalaiset
accusative nom.? mustalainen mustalaiset
gen. mustalaisen
genitive mustalaisen mustalaisten
mustalaisien
partitive mustalaista mustalaisia
inessive mustalaisessa mustalaisissa
elative mustalaisesta mustalaisista
illative mustalaiseen mustalaisiin
adessive mustalaisella mustalaisilla
ablative mustalaiselta mustalaisilta
allative mustalaiselleˣ mustalaisilleˣ
essive mustalaisena mustalaisina
translative mustalaiseksi mustalaisiksi
instructive mustalaisin
abessive mustalaisetta mustalaisitta
comitative mustalaisineen

Usage notes[edit]

While many of the Finnish Roma community accept this term, it is official and better accepted to use the term romani.

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