parras

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

parras

  1. plural of parra

Finnish[edit]

(index pa)

Noun[edit]

parras

  1. A brink, verge or edge.
    tuhon partaalla
    on the brink of destruction
    olla haudan partaalla
    to have one foot in the grave
    to be on one's last legs
  2. When used to express being very close to do something, about.
    Hän oli itkun partaalla.
    She was about to cry.
  3. (nautical) A rail.

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense "brink, verge, edge" rarely used except in adessive (on), ablative (from) or allative (onto).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of parras (Kotus type 41/vieras, rt-rr gradation)
nominative parras partaat
genitive partaan partaiden
partaitten
partitive parrasta partaita
illative partaaseen partaisiin
singular plural
nominative parras partaat
accusative nom.? parras partaat
gen. partaan
genitive partaan partaiden
partaitten
partitive parrasta partaita
inessive partaassa partaissa
elative partaasta partaista
illative partaaseen partaisiin
partaihinrare
adessive partaalla partailla
ablative partaalta partailta
allative partaalle partaille
essive partaana partaina
translative partaaksi partaiksi
instructive partain
abessive partaatta partaitta
comitative partaineen

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