palaminen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

palaa +‎ -minen

Noun[edit]

palaminen

  1. burning
  2. combustion

Declension[edit]

Inflection of palaminen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative palaminen palamiset
genitive palamisen palamisten
palamisien
partitive palamista palamisia
illative palamiseen palamisiin
singular plural
nominative palaminen palamiset
accusative nom. palaminen palamiset
gen. palamisen
genitive palamisen palamisten
palamisien
partitive palamista palamisia
inessive palamisessa palamisissa
elative palamisesta palamisista
illative palamiseen palamisiin
adessive palamisella palamisilla
ablative palamiselta palamisilta
allative palamiselle palamisille
essive palamisena palamisina
translative palamiseksi palamisiksi
instructive palamisin
abessive palamisetta palamisitta
comitative palamisineen

Verb[edit]

palaminen

  1. Fourth infinitive of palaa.

Usage notes[edit]

The difference between the Finnish verbs palaa (intransitive) and polttaa (transitive) is that with palaa the fuel, or whatever is burning, is the subject of the sentence and with polttaa the fuel is an object. Both can be translated as "to burn" into English.