tekijännimi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tekijän (of an agent) +‎ nimi (name)

Noun[edit]

tekijännimi

  1. (grammar) agent noun (noun that denotes an agent who does the action denoted by the verb from which the noun is derived)
    Suomessa tekijännimi muodostetaan verbistä yleensä "-ja" tai "-jä"-päätteellä, mutta myös "-ri" on käytössä.
    In Finnish the agent noun is generally formed of a verb with the suffix "-ja" or "-jä", but also "-ri" is used.

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