sanaton

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sana (word) +‎ -ton (-less)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑnɑton/, [ˈs̠ɑnɑt̪o̞n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnɑton
  • Syllabification(key): sa‧na‧ton

Adjective[edit]

sanaton (comparative sanattomampi, superlative sanattomin)

  1. unspoken, wordless
    Meillä on sanaton sopimus.
    We have an unspoken agreement.
  2. non-verbal, nonverbal
    Hänen sanaton viestintänsä oli selkeää: älä koske minuun.
    Her non-verbal communication was clear: don't touch me.
  3. speechless
    Menin täysin sanattomaksi, en yksinkertaisesti tiennyt, mitä tehdä.
    I went completely speechless, I simply did not know what to do.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sanaton (Kotus type 34*C/onneton, tt-t gradation)
nominative sanaton sanattomat
genitive sanattoman sanattomien
partitive sanatonta sanattomia
illative sanattomaan sanattomiin
singular plural
nominative sanaton sanattomat
accusative nom. sanaton sanattomat
gen. sanattoman
genitive sanattoman sanattomien
sanatontenrare
partitive sanatonta sanattomia
inessive sanattomassa sanattomissa
elative sanattomasta sanattomista
illative sanattomaan sanattomiin
adessive sanattomalla sanattomilla
ablative sanattomalta sanattomilta
allative sanattomalle sanattomille
essive sanattomana sanattomina
translative sanattomaksi sanattomiksi
instructive sanattomin
abessive sanattomatta sanattomitta
comitative sanattomine
Possessive forms of sanaton (type onneton)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
possessor singular plural
1st person sanattomani sanattomamme
2nd person sanattomasi sanattomanne
3rd person sanattomansa

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