tumma

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Adjective[edit]

tumma ‎(comparative tummempi, superlative tummin)

  1. dark (of colour)
    Hänellä on tumma tukka.
    She has dark hair.
  2. dark-haired
    Naapurin jätkä seurustelee taas sen tumman tytön kanssa.
    The guy next door is dating the dark-haired girl again.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The compound names of dark variants of a color are formed with genitive of tumma, other adjectives often with nominative, depending on the head word, e.g.:
tummankeltainen ‎(dark yellow)
tummaihoinen ‎(dark-skinned)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tumma (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative tumma tummat
genitive tumman tummien
partitive tummaa tummia
illative tummaan tummiin
singular plural
nominative tumma tummat
accusative nom. tumma tummat
gen. tumman
genitive tumman tummien
tummainrare
partitive tummaa tummia
inessive tummassa tummissa
elative tummasta tummista
illative tummaan tummiin
adessive tummalla tummilla
ablative tummalta tummilta
allative tummalle tummille
essive tummana tummina
translative tummaksi tummiksi
instructive tummin
abessive tummatta tummitta
comitative tummine

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Noun[edit]

tumma

  1. Gypsy, Rom (person)
    Naapurin jätkän tyttökaveri vaikuttaa olevan tumma.
    The girlfriend of the guy next door appears to be a Gypsy.
    Tummat kruisasivat Mersullaan kylän halki.
    The Gypsies cruised through the town in their Mercedes Benz.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tumma (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative tumma tummat
genitive tumman tummien
partitive tummaa tummia
illative tummaan tummiin
singular plural
nominative tumma tummat
accusative nom. tumma tummat
gen. tumman
genitive tumman tummien
tummainrare
partitive tummaa tummia
inessive tummassa tummissa
elative tummasta tummista
illative tummaan tummiin
adessive tummalla tummilla
ablative tummalta tummilta
allative tummalle tummille
essive tummana tummina
translative tummaksi tummiksi
instructive tummin
abessive tummatta tummitta
comitative tummineen

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