uumen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a derivative from the dialectally attested uu(hole, nest), from Proto-Uralic *uŋi, though the suffix -men is not found in regular use elsewhere. For a possible differently suffixed form, compare uuttu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uumen

  1. depths, innards
    maan uumenissa
    in the depths of the earth

Declension[edit]

Inflection of uumen (Kotus type 32/sisar, no gradation)
nominative uumen uumenet
genitive uumenen uumenien
uumenten
partitive uumenta uumenia
illative uumeneen uumeniin
singular plural
nominative uumen uumenet
accusative nom. uumen uumenet
gen. uumenen
genitive uumenen uumenien
uumenten
partitive uumenta uumenia
inessive uumenessa uumenissa
elative uumenesta uumenista
illative uumeneen uumeniin
adessive uumenella uumenilla
ablative uumenelta uumenilta
allative uumenelle uumenille
essive uumenena uumenina
translative uumeneksi uumeniksi
instructive uumenin
abessive uumenetta uumenitta
comitative uumenineen