See also: utua

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From -ua, a passive suffix, + -tua. Verbs such as sekau(d)a ~ sekauta can be found in some dialects.[1] Traditionally an eastern dialectal form, while western dialects preferred -ntua, -Vntua.

SuffixEdit

-utua (front vowel harmony variant -ytyä)

  1. (deverbative) Forms reflexive or inchoative intransitive verbs.
Usage notesEdit

Used on verbs ending in vowel + -a/, vowel + -ta/-tä, or on nouns.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Possibly from -uus, -us (suffix forming nouns from adjectives, stem -(u)ut(e)) + -ua, if not identical to etymology 1.

SuffixEdit

-utua (front vowel harmony variant -ytyä)

  1. (denominal) Forms intransitive verbs from adjectives.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hakulinen, Lauri. 1941–2000. Suomen kielen rakenne ja kehitys ('The Structure and Development of the Finnish Language'). Helsinki: Otava/Helsingin yliopisto.

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