vaalea

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Finnish[edit]

(index va)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *vaaleda, from earlier *valeda (whence dialectal valea), from Proto-Finno-Ugric *waĺɜ (see valo for more). Related to Ingrian vaalia, Karelian voalie and Votic vaalia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑːleɑ/, [ˈʋɑːle̞ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑːleɑ
  • Syllabification: vaa‧le‧a

Adjective[edit]

vaalea (comparative vaaleampi, superlative vaalein)

  1. light, pale (of a shade of colour)
    vaaleaksi maalattu taloa house painted with light shades
    vaaleanpunainenpink
  2. blond (of blond complexion), fair

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vaalea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative vaalea vaaleat
genitive vaalean vaaleiden
vaaleitten
partitive vaaleaa
vaaleata
vaaleita
illative vaaleaan vaaleisiin
vaaleihin
singular plural
nominative vaalea vaaleat
accusative nom. vaalea vaaleat
gen. vaalean
genitive vaalean vaaleiden
vaaleitten
vaaleainrare
partitive vaaleaa
vaaleata
vaaleita
inessive vaaleassa vaaleissa
elative vaaleasta vaaleista
illative vaaleaan vaaleisiin
vaaleihin
adessive vaalealla vaaleilla
ablative vaalealta vaaleilta
allative vaalealle vaaleille
essive vaaleana vaaleina
translative vaaleaksi vaaleiksi
instructive vaalein
abessive vaaleatta vaaleitta
comitative vaaleine
Possessive forms of vaalea (type korkea)
possessor singular plural
1st person vaaleani vaaleamme
2nd person vaaleasi vaaleanne
3rd person vaaleansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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