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English

Suffix

-in

  1. (biochemistry) Used, as a modification of -ine, to form the names of a variety of types of compound; examples include proteins (globulin), carbohydrates (dextrin), dyes (alizarin) and others (vanillin)
  2. (Geordie) Used to form the present participles of verbs.
    gannin as in "Are ye gannin or what?"
  3. (Geordie) Used to form verbal nouns from verbs.
    myekin as in "The myekin of the boat."

Finnish

Suffix

-in

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Suffix variant for the illative singular, see -Vn.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Instructive case suffix. Actually this is -n but it almost invariably added to the plural stem hence seen as -in even if the meaning is fundamentally singular.
The instructive case indicates method and is often glossed in English using the word with.
kaksin käsin with two hands
paljain silmin with bare eyes
pitkin askelin with long steps
hyvissä ajoin in good time
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A variant for the first-person singular possessive suffix -ni.

Usage notes

  • (case suffix for illative singular): The suffix is appended to the genitive singular stem but it causes the same changes as the plural marker -i-. Therefore, it's equivalent to append just -n to the (possibly weak) plural stem, eg. from the inessive plural.

Suffix

-in

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Forms the genitive plural.

Usage notes

  • Suffixed to the nominative singular but the final -i changes to -e-.
  • Note, however, that the more common suffix for the genitive plural is -en added to the plural stem ending with i or j. A link consonant d is also also sometimes present.
  • Nowadays This suffix is rare and usually gives archaic tone. Certain names, however, retain this, eg. Yhdysvaltain from Yhdysvallat (singular stem Yhdysvalta-), where also the more modern form Yhdysvaltojen is possible.

See also

Suffix

-in

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Forms superlatives from adjectives and certain adverbs.
paremmin best (from parempi better)
isommin biggest (from isompi bigger)

Declension

The suffix has the form -in only in the nominative and partitive singular. It has, in other singular cases, the strong vowel stem -impa/impä- and the weak vowel stem -imma/immä-; in plural, it has the strong vowel stem -impi- and the weak vowel stem -immi-. The adjective jäykkä (stiff) has the following forms:

nominative singular jäykkä
genitive singular jäykän
inessive plural jäykissä
SUPERLATIVE
nominative singular jäykin
genitive singular jäykimmän
partitive singular jäykin
essive singular jäykimpä
genitive plural jäykimpien
partitive plural jäykimpiä
inessive plural jäykimmissä

See also

Suffix

-in (stems -ime-)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Used to form inanimate instrumental nouns from verbs and verbal stems.

Derived terms

Declension

The suffix has the form -in- in the partitive singular, -ime- in other singular cases and the nominative plural and -imi- in other plural cases. The stem can undergo reverse gradation.

See also


German

Suffix

-in [[Category:Template:lang:de suffixes|in]]

  1. Creates the female form of persons or occupations (e.g. Bauer = farmer, Bäuerin = female farmer)

Ido

Suffix

-in

  1. female

Turkish

Suffix

-in (with back vowel harmony)

-in (with front vowel harmony)

Other forms: -un, -ün (if last vocal is o, ö, u, or ü), -nın, -nin, -nun, -nün (after a vocal)

  1. Alinin: Ali's
    • kapının: of the door
    • Exceptions: benim=of me, bizim=of us

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