rahvas

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rahvas ‎(genitive rahva, partitive rahvast)

  1. people

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Finnish[edit]

(index ra)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þrawwaz ‎(full-grown). The other loan variant raavas has remained closer to the original meaning. (Compare the sense development in väki.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrɑhʋɑs]
  • Hyphenation: rah‧vas

Noun[edit]

rahvas

  1. (relatively derogatory) The peasantry, common/ordinary people/folks, lower-class people (often used of those people in the past, as a distinction of the rich and/or influential proportion of a people)
  2. (playfully) people, folks

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rahvas (Kotus type 41/vieras, no gradation)
nominative rahvas rahvaat
genitive rahvaan rahvaiden
rahvaitten
partitive rahvasta rahvaita
illative rahvaaseen rahvaisiin
singular plural
nominative rahvas rahvaat
accusative nom.? rahvas rahvaat
gen. rahvaan
genitive rahvaan rahvaiden
rahvaitten
partitive rahvasta rahvaita
inessive rahvaassa rahvaissa
elative rahvaasta rahvaista
illative rahvaaseen rahvaisiin
rahvaihinrare
adessive rahvaalla rahvailla
ablative rahvaalta rahvailta
allative rahvaalle rahvaille
essive rahvaana rahvaina
translative rahvaaksi rahvaiksi
instructive rahvain
abessive rahvaatta rahvaitta
comitative rahvaineen

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Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þrawwaz ‎(full-grown).

Noun[edit]

rahvas ‎(genitive rahvahan, partitive rahvastu)

  1. people