FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin. Cognates include Karelian ahava, Votic ahava, Veps ahau and dialectal Estonian ahav. Appears to be analyzable as containing the adjectival/participle suffix -va, but no root word *aha is known.

First attested in Daniel Juslenius: Suomalaisen Sana-Lugun Coetus ("Attempt at Listing Finnish Words", 1745).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑhɑʋɑ/, [ˈɑɦɑʋɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑhɑʋɑ
  • Hyphenation: a‧ha‧va

NounEdit

ahava

  1. cold wind
  2. weather-beaten skin

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of ahava (Kotus type 11/omena, no gradation)
nominative ahava ahavat
genitive ahavan ahavien
ahavoiden
ahavoitten
partitive ahavaa ahavia
ahavoita
illative ahavaan ahaviin
ahavoihin
singular plural
nominative ahava ahavat
accusative nom. ahava ahavat
gen. ahavan
genitive ahavan ahavien
ahavoiden
ahavoitten
ahavojenrare
ahavainrare
partitive ahavaa ahavia
ahavoita
ahavojarare
inessive ahavassa ahavoissa
ahavissa
elative ahavasta ahavoista
ahavista
illative ahavaan ahaviin
ahavoihin
adessive ahavalla ahavoilla
ahavilla
ablative ahavalta ahavoilta
ahavilta
allative ahavalle ahavoille
ahaville
essive ahavana ahavoina
ahavina
translative ahavaksi ahavoiksi
ahaviksi
instructive ahavoin
ahavin
abessive ahavatta ahavoitta
ahavitta
comitative ahavoineen
ahavineen
Possessive forms of ahava (type omena)
possessor singular plural
1st person ahavani ahavamme
2nd person ahavasi ahavanne
3rd person ahavansa

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