vanha

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *vanha, from Proto-Finno-Permic *wanša. Cognate with Estonian vana.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑnhɑ/, [ˈʋɑnhɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnhɑ
  • Syllabification: van‧ha

Adjective[edit]

vanha (comparative vanhempi, superlative vanhin)

  1. old

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vanha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative vanha vanhat
genitive vanhan vanhojen
partitive vanhaa vanhoja
illative vanhaan vanhoihin
singular plural
nominative vanha vanhat
accusative nom. vanha vanhat
gen. vanhan
genitive vanhan vanhojen
vanhainrare
partitive vanhaa vanhoja
inessive vanhassa vanhoissa
elative vanhasta vanhoista
illative vanhaan vanhoihin
adessive vanhalla vanhoilla
ablative vanhalta vanhoilta
allative vanhalle vanhoille
essive vanhana vanhoina
translative vanhaksi vanhoiksi
instructive vanhoin
abessive vanhatta vanhoitta
comitative vanhoine
Possessive forms of vanha (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person vanhani vanhamme
2nd person vanhasi vanhanne
3rd person vanhansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *vanha, either from Proto-Finno-Permic *wanša or borrowed from Proto-Germanic *wanhaz (crooked). Cognates include Finnish vanha and Estonian vana.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vanha (genitive vanhan, partitive vanhaa)

  1. old

References[edit]

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1]