nainen

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See also: -nainen and -näinen

Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɑi̯nen/, [ˈnɑi̯ne̞n]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑinen
  • Syllabification: nai‧nen

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *nainen, derived from the stem of naida; nai- +‎ -nen.

Noun[edit]

nainen

  1. woman
  2. (form of address) lady
    hyvät naiset ja herratladies 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
Possessive forms of nainen (type nainen)
possessor singular plural
1st person naiseni naisemme
2nd person naisesi naisenne
3rd person naisensa
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Compounds[edit]

see also nais-

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

nainen

  1. first-person singular potential present of naida

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