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Appendix:Finnish nominal inflection/vasen

KOTUS type 37 (vasen) NSK type 60 (vasen)

The word vasen only, and its compound words.

Inflectional stem replaces -n with -mpa-, which is subject to mpmm consonant gradation. The -a- is dropped before the plural marker -i-.

Partitive singular ending -ta attached to the nominative, or -a. Partitive plural ending -a. Genitive plural ending -ten attached to the nominative stem, or -en.


Consonant gradation detailEdit


grade mp → mm
nominative vasen
genitive weak vasemman
partitive strong vasempaa
elative weak vasemmasta
illative strong vasempaan

Complete declension highlighting consonant gradation (mp → mm)Edit