raha

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, compare skrá.

Noun[edit]

raha ‎(genitive raha, partitive raha)

  1. money

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Finnish[edit]

(index ra)

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, compare skrá. Originally, this meant the fur of squirrel, since that was a payment instrument before bills and coins were introduced.

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Noun[edit]

raha

  1. money (see the usage notes below)
  2. (obsolete) squirrel pelt

Declension[edit]

Inflection of raha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative raha rahat
genitive rahan rahojen
partitive rahaa rahoja
illative rahaan rahoihin
singular plural
nominative raha rahat
accusative nom. raha rahat
gen. rahan
genitive rahan rahojen
rahainrare
partitive rahaa rahoja
inessive rahassa rahoissa
elative rahasta rahoista
illative rahaan rahoihin
adessive rahalla rahoilla
ablative rahalta rahoilta
allative rahalle rahoille
essive rahana rahoina
translative rahaksi rahoiksi
instructive rahoin
abessive rahatta rahoitta
comitative rahoineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • When speaking of money in general, one uses the singular form raha, but when speaking of a certain amount of money as a whole, one uses the plural form rahat. The distinction is often translated into English by the usage of the definite article.
Toisinaan arvostamme rahaa aivan liikaa.
At times, we value money way too much.
Mihin aiot käyttää rahat?
What are you going to spend the money on?
Minulla ei ole rahaa.
I'm out of money.

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to Finnish raha.

Noun[edit]

raha

  1. money

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of raha
nominative sing. raha
genitive sing. rahan
partitive sing. rahad
partitive plur. rahoid
singular plural
nominative raha rahad
accusative rahan rahad
genitive rahan rahoiden
partitive rahad rahoid
essive-instructive rahan rahoin
translative rahaks rahoikš
inessive rahas rahoiš
elative rahaspäi rahoišpäi
illative  ? rahoiže
adessive rahal rahoil
ablative rahalpäi rahoilpäi
allative rahale rahoile
abessive rahata rahoita
comitative rahanke rahoidenke
prolative rahadme rahoidme
approximative I rahanno rahoidenno
approximative II rahannoks rahoidennoks
egressive rahannopäi rahoidennopäi
terminative I  ? rahoižesai
terminative II rahalesai rahoilesai
terminative III rahassai
additive I  ? rahoižepäi
additive II rahalepäi rahoilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “деньги”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika