yhdeksän

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *ükteksä. Formed from yksi + a suffix *-ksa(n); the combination presumably meant something like "one before (ten)". Compare kahdeksan ‎(eight), which was formed the same way.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: yh‧dek‧sän

Numeral[edit]

Finnish cardinal numbers
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : yhdeksän
    Ordinal : yhdeksäs
    Adverbial : yhdeksästi
    Multiplier : yhdeksänkertainen
Finnish Wikipedia article on yhdeksän

yhdeksän

  1. (cardinal) nine

Declension[edit]

Declension is the same as type koira (number 10), except of the nominative singular form (*), where an -n is added at the end.

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