nainen

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *nainen, derived from the same stem nai- as the verb naida +‎ -nen. Possibly from Proto-Uralic *naje, or from Proto-Indo-European *gwneh2-, oblique stem of *gʷḗn ‎(woman).

Noun[edit]

nainen

  1. woman
  2. (form of address) lady
    hyvät naiset ja herrat
    ladies and gentlemen
Declension[edit]
Inflection of nainen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative nainen naiset
genitive naisen naisten
naisien
partitive naista naisia
illative naiseen naisiin
singular plural
nominative nainen naiset
accusative nom. nainen naiset
gen. naisen
genitive naisen naisten
naisien
partitive naista naisia
inessive naisessa naisissa
elative naisesta naisista
illative naiseen naisiin
adessive naisella naisilla
ablative naiselta naisilta
allative naiselle naisille
essive naisena naisina
translative naiseksi naisiksi
instructive naisin
abessive naisetta naisitta
comitative naisineen
Synonyms[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Compounds[edit]

see also nais-

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

nainen

  1. First-person singular potential present form of naida.

External links[edit]