tiukka

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely a borrowing from Proto-Norse [Term?] (compare Old Swedish thiokker, thiukker (thick, fat) and Old Norse þjukkr, þykkr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiu̯kːɑ/, [ˈt̪iu̯kːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -iukːɑ
  • Syllabification: tiuk‧ka

Adjective[edit]

tiukka (comparative tiukempi, superlative tiukin)

  1. tight
  2. taut
  3. (of a turn) sharp (steep; precipitous; abrupt)
  4. tight, meager (especially in locative cases)
  5. (figuratively) tight, tough, difficult

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tiukka (Kotus type 9/kala, kk-k gradation)
nominative tiukka tiukat
genitive tiukan tiukkojen
partitive tiukkaa tiukkoja
illative tiukkaan tiukkoihin
singular plural
nominative tiukka tiukat
accusative nom. tiukka tiukat
gen. tiukan
genitive tiukan tiukkojen
tiukkainrare
partitive tiukkaa tiukkoja
inessive tiukassa tiukoissa
elative tiukasta tiukoista
illative tiukkaan tiukkoihin
adessive tiukalla tiukoilla
ablative tiukalta tiukoilta
allative tiukalle tiukoille
essive tiukkana tiukkoina
translative tiukaksi tiukoiksi
instructive tiukoin
abessive tiukatta tiukoitta
comitative tiukkoine
Possessive forms of tiukka (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person tiukkani tiukkamme
2nd person tiukkasi tiukkanne
3rd person tiukkansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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