See also: ksi, KSI, and ksí

FinnishEdit

(index ks)

Alternative formsEdit

  • -ks (colloquial)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *-ksi, from earlier *-kse. Related to Erzya -кс (-ks, translative suffix) and Moksha -кс (-ks, translative suffix).

SuffixEdit

-ksi (with a possessive suffix appended: -kse-)

  1. used to form the translative case
    Hakata ananas murskaksi.
    To beat a pineapple to pulp.
  2. used to form the long first infinitive, with the meaning "in order to"; always used with a possessive suffix
    ostaakseen
    in order to buy

Usage notesEdit

  • Appended to the genitive singular stem.

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