ovela

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to dialectal evelä, Estonian õel (wicked, cruel, savage, evil, mean) and Votic õjõla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoʋelɑ/, [ˈo̞ʋe̞lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oʋelɑ
  • Syllabification: o‧ve‧la

Adjective[edit]

ovela (comparative ovelampi, superlative ovelin)

  1. shrewd, sly, wily, cunning, clever

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ovela (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative ovela ovelat
genitive ovelan ovelien
partitive ovelaa ovelia
illative ovelaan oveliin
singular plural
nominative ovela ovelat
accusative nom. ovela ovelat
gen. ovelan
genitive ovelan ovelien
ovelainrare
partitive ovelaa ovelia
inessive ovelassa ovelissa
elative ovelasta ovelista
illative ovelaan oveliin
adessive ovelalla ovelilla
ablative ovelalta ovelilta
allative ovelalle ovelille
essive ovelana ovelina
translative ovelaksi oveliksi
instructive ovelin
abessive ovelatta ovelitta
comitative oveline
Possessive forms of ovela (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person ovelani ovelamme
2nd person ovelasi ovelanne
3rd person ovelansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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