See also: kas, kAS, kAs, kaš, kaş, Kaş, and kas-

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *-k'as. Cognate to Finnish -kas.

SuffixEdit

-kas ‎(genitive -ka, partitive -kat)

  1. Derives adjectives from some nouns
    sisu "content" → sisukas "eventful"
    vaim "soul" → vaimukas "funny"
    nali "joke" → naljakas "funny"

Derived termsEdit



FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *-k'as.

SuffixEdit

-kas ‎(front vowel harmony variant -käs)

  1. -y, -ful; a suffix that can be used to turn many, but not all, nouns into adjectives that indicate abundant presence of the thing expressed by the noun. When the suffix is added to the noun, the stem changes in accordance with consonant gradation.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of -kas (Kotus type 41/vieras, kk-k gradation)
nominative -kas -kkaat
genitive -kkaan -kkaiden
-kkaitten
partitive -kasta -kkaita
illative -kkaaseen -kkaisiin
singular plural
nominative -kas -kkaat
accusative nom. -kas -kkaat
gen. -kkaan
genitive -kkaan -kkaiden
-kkaitten
partitive -kasta -kkaita
inessive -kkaassa -kkaissa
elative -kkaasta -kkaista
illative -kkaaseen -kkaisiin
-kkaihinrare
adessive -kkaalla -kkailla
ablative -kkaalta -kkailta
allative -kkaalle -kkaille
essive -kkaana -kkaina
translative -kkaaksi -kkaiksi
instructive -kkain
abessive -kkaatta -kkaitta
comitative -kkaine

Derived termsEdit