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Finnish

Suffix

-llinen

  1. A denominal suffix that is used to form:
    • Adjectives that indicate time:
    aika -> ajallinen = time -> temporal
    hetki -> hetkellinen = moment -> momentary
    -> yöllinen = night -> nocturnal
    • Adjectives that indicate likeness:
    ihme -> ihmeellinen = wonder -> wonderful
    ihminen -> inhimillinen = human -> humane
    • Adjectives that indicate possession:
    elo -> elollinen = life -> organic
    kunnia -> kunniallinen = honour -> honourable
    ovi -> ovellinen = door -> equipped with a door
    pilkku -> pilkullinen = dot -> dotted
    uskonto -> uskonnollinen = religion -> religious
    • Nouns that define a person through his characteristics or possessions:
    tila -> tilallinen = farm -> owner of a farm
    velka -> velallinen = debt -> debtor
    viha -> vihollinen = hatred -> enemy
    • Nouns that indicate an amount:
    koura -> kourallinen = fist -> fistful

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