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EtymologyEdit

Probably connected to the dialectal verb mainoa ("to wonder, to praise", from Sami); compare mainos.

AdjectiveEdit

mainio

  1. excellent, superb, great, wonderful, fine (very positive)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of mainio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative mainio mainiot
genitive mainion mainioiden
mainioitten
partitive mainiota mainioita
illative mainioon mainioihin
singular plural
nominative mainio mainiot
accusative nom. mainio mainiot
gen. mainion
genitive mainion mainioiden
mainioitten
partitive mainiota mainioita
inessive mainiossa mainioissa
elative mainiosta mainioista
illative mainioon mainioihin
adessive mainiolla mainioilla
ablative mainiolta mainioilta
allative mainiolle mainioille
essive mainiona mainioina
translative mainioksi mainioiksi
instructive mainioin
abessive mainiotta mainioitta
comitative mainioine

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