Last modified on 22 June 2014, at 08:27

näköinen

FinnishEdit

(index nä)

EtymologyEdit

näkö (sight, vision, looks) +‎ -inen

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnækø̞ine̞n]
  • Hyphenation: nä‧köi‧nen

AdjectiveEdit

näköinen  (comparative näköisempi, superlative näköisin)

  1. looking like someone or something. That to which the looks are compared is in genitive.
    Onko vauva enemmän isän vai äidin näköinen?
    Does the baby look more like the dad or the mom?
  2. As main word of a combined adjective, -looking, -like (of or pertaining to looks).
    hyvännäköinen = good-looking
    samannäköinen = similar, looking alike
  3. As main word of a combined adjective, -sighted, -eyed (of or pertaining to vision).
    likinäköinen = nearsighted (physical property)
    lyhytnäköinen = shortsighted (mental property)
    kaukonäköinen = farsighted
    tarkkanäköinen = sharp-eyed

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Related termsEdit

  • See related terms -section under kokoinen.