FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kauheda. Cognates include Karelian kauhie and Votic kauhaa (nastily, disgustingly, awfully, terribly).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑu̯heɑ/, [ˈkɑu̯ɦe̞ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑuheɑ
  • Syllabification: kau‧he‧a

AdjectiveEdit

kauhea (comparative kauheampi, superlative kauhein)

  1. awful, dreadful, terrible
  2. bad, unpleasant
  3. difficult

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kauhea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative kauhea kauheat
genitive kauhean kauheiden
kauheitten
partitive kauheaa
kauheata
kauheita
illative kauheaan kauheisiin
kauheihin
singular plural
nominative kauhea kauheat
accusative nom. kauhea kauheat
gen. kauhean
genitive kauhean kauheiden
kauheitten
kauheainrare
partitive kauheaa
kauheata
kauheita
inessive kauheassa kauheissa
elative kauheasta kauheista
illative kauheaan kauheisiin
kauheihin
adessive kauhealla kauheilla
ablative kauhealta kauheilta
allative kauhealle kauheille
essive kauheana kauheina
translative kauheaksi kauheiksi
instructive kauhein
abessive kauheatta kauheitta
comitative kauheine
Possessive forms of kauhea (type korkea)
possessor singular plural
1st person kauheani kauheamme
2nd person kauheasi kauheanne
3rd person kauheansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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