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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kaunis, from Proto-Germanic *skauniz. Compare to English sheen, German schön and Swedish skön.

AdjectiveEdit

kaunis (genitive kauni, partitive kaunist)

  1. beautiful
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AdverbEdit

kaunis

  1. quite

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kaunis, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *skauniz. Compare to English sheen, German schön and Swedish skön.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑu̯nis/, [ˈkɑu̯nis̠]
  • Hyphenation: kau‧nis

AdjectiveEdit

kaunis (comparative kauniimpi, superlative kaunein or kaunehin)

  1. beautiful
    Hän on todella kaunis.
    She is really beautiful.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kaunis (Kotus type 41/vieras, no gradation)
nominative kaunis kauniit
genitive kauniin kauniiden
kauniitten
partitive kaunista kauniita
illative kauniiseen kauniisiin
singular plural
nominative kaunis kauniit
accusative nom. kaunis kauniit
gen. kauniin
genitive kauniin kauniiden
kauniitten
partitive kaunista kauniita
inessive kauniissa kauniissa
elative kauniista kauniista
illative kauniiseen kauniisiin
kauniihinrare
adessive kauniilla kauniilla
ablative kauniilta kauniilta
allative kauniille kauniille
essive kauniina kauniina
translative kauniiksi kauniiksi
instructive kauniin
abessive kauniitta kauniitta
comitative kauniineen

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KarelianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kaunis, from Proto-Germanic *skauniz.

AdjectiveEdit

kaunis (genitive kaunehen, partitive kaunistu)

  1. beautiful