niiden

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: nii‧den
  • IPA(key): [ˈniːden]

PronounEdit

niiden

  1. (demonstrative) Genitive plural form of ne.
  2. (colloquial) their, theirs; used instead of heidän (their, theirs)
    1. their; used without possessive suffix in the main word owned.
      Niiden äiti on 45-vuotias.
      Their mother is 45 years old.
    2. theirs (that which belongs to them, used without a following noun)
      Tämä kirja on niiden.
      This book is theirs.
    3. they; used with monopersonal verbs which require genitive such as pitää, täytyä, tulla, olla + passive present participle etc.
      Niiden pitää/täytyy/tulee tehdä / on tehtävä tämä nyt.
      They have to do this now.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

niiden

  1. Genitive singular form of niisi.

AnagramsEdit

Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 01:50