FinnishEdit

(index ki)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kihla, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *gīslaz (hostage).

NounEdit

kihlat

  1. engagement ring and engagement presents collectively
    Hän sai kihloiksi sormuksen ja silkkihuivin.
    She got a ring and a silk scarf as engagement present.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kihlat (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kihlat
genitive kihlojen
partitive kihloja
illative kihloihin
singular plural
nominative kihlat
accusative nom. kihlat
gen.
genitive kihlojen
kihlainrare
partitive kihloja
inessive kihloissa
elative kihloista
illative kihloihin
adessive kihloilla
ablative kihloilta
allative kihloille
essive kihloina
translative kihloiksi
instructive kihloin
abessive kihloitta
comitative kihloineen
Possessive forms of kihlat (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person kihlani kihlamme
2nd person kihlasi kihlanne
3rd person kihlansa

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