valkea

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *valkeda, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *wëlketa, from *walke or *wëlke (light). Cognates include Estonian valge, Northern Sami vielgat, Udmurt -валь (-valʹ), and Hungarian világ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑlkeɑ/, [ˈʋɑlke̞ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlkeɑ
  • Syllabification: val‧ke‧a

Adjective[edit]

valkea (comparative valkeampi, superlative valkein)

  1. white
  2. bright

Declension[edit]

Inflection of valkea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative valkea valkeat
genitive valkean valkeiden
valkeitten
partitive valkeaa
valkeata
valkeita
illative valkeaan valkeisiin
valkeihin
singular plural
nominative valkea valkeat
accusative nom. valkea valkeat
gen. valkean
genitive valkean valkeiden
valkeitten
valkeainrare
partitive valkeaa
valkeata
valkeita
inessive valkeassa valkeissa
elative valkeasta valkeista
illative valkeaan valkeisiin
valkeihin
adessive valkealla valkeilla
ablative valkealta valkeilta
allative valkealle valkeille
essive valkeana valkeina
translative valkeaksi valkeiksi
instructive valkein
abessive valkeatta valkeitta
comitative valkeine
Possessive forms of valkea (type korkea)
possessor singular plural
1st person valkeani valkeamme
2nd person valkeasi valkeanne
3rd person valkeansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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Noun[edit]

valkea

  1. fire, campfire
  2. (rare) light
    aamun valkea

Declension[edit]

Inflection of valkea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative valkea valkeat
genitive valkean valkeiden
valkeitten
partitive valkeaa
valkeata
valkeita
illative valkeaan valkeisiin
valkeihin
singular plural
nominative valkea valkeat
accusative nom. valkea valkeat
gen. valkean
genitive valkean valkeiden
valkeitten
valkeainrare
partitive valkeaa
valkeata
valkeita
inessive valkeassa valkeissa
elative valkeasta valkeista
illative valkeaan valkeisiin
valkeihin
adessive valkealla valkeilla
ablative valkealta valkeilta
allative valkealle valkeille
essive valkeana valkeina
translative valkeaksi valkeiksi
instructive valkein
abessive valkeatta valkeitta
comitative valkeineen
Possessive forms of valkea (type korkea)
possessor singular plural
1st person valkeani valkeamme
2nd person valkeasi valkeanne
3rd person valkeansa

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