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Finnish

Suffix

-va

  1. A clitic forming the active present participle of a verb, which is normally used like an adjective. The English equivalent is normally -ing, but sometimes also -ish.
    • kirjoittava tyttö (kirjoittaa) = a writing girl
    • punertava taivas (punertaa) = reddish sky

Romanian

Suffix

-va

  1. suffixed to question words, meaning "some"
    cine "who" + va "some" → cineva "someone"
    unde "where" + va "some" → undeva "somewhere"
    când "when" + va "some" → cândva "sometime"
    cum "how" + va "some" → cumva "somehow"

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