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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *-eda, from Proto-Uralic *-eta.

SuffixEdit

-ea (front vowel harmony variant -eä)

  1. A suffix for making adjectives from some nouns and verbs.
    kalpa- + -ea -> kalpea (pale)
    pyörä (wheel) + -eä -> pyöreä (round)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of -ea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative -ea -eat
genitive -ean -eiden
-eitten
partitive -eaa
-eata
-eita
illative -eaan -eisiin
-eihin
singular plural
nominative -ea -eat
accusative nom. -ea -eat
gen. -ean
genitive -ean -eiden
-eitten
-eainrare
partitive -eaa
-eata
-eita
inessive -eassa -eissa
elative -easta -eista
illative -eaan -eisiin
-eihin
adessive -ealla -eilla
ablative -ealta -eilta
allative -ealle -eille
essive -eana -eina
translative -eaksi -eiksi
instructive -ein
abessive -eatta -eitta
comitative -eine

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin -ea.

SuffixEdit

-ea

  1. having the color of
    oranjo (orange (fruit)) + ‎-ea → ‎oranjea (orange (color))

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LatinEdit

RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin -ēre, the ending of the present active infinitive form of second conjugation verbs. Cognate with Spanish -er, Italian -ere, etc.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ea

  1. A suffix forming infinitives of many verbs.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin -ella.

SuffixEdit

-ea f (plural -ele, masculine -el, masculine plural -ei)

  1. Used to form the feminine diminutive of a word

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