See also: méltó



Probably borrowed from Proto-Germanic *smeltaną (to melt) and further derived in Finnish or earlier Finnic.


  • IPA(key): /ˈmelto/, [ˈme̞lt̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -elto
  • Syllabification: mel‧to


melto (comparative mellompi, superlative melloin)

  1. ductile


Inflection of melto (Kotus type 1/valo, lt-ll gradation)
nominative melto mellot
genitive mellon meltojen
partitive meltoa meltoja
illative meltoon meltoihin
singular plural
nominative melto mellot
accusative nom. melto mellot
gen. mellon
genitive mellon meltojen
partitive meltoa meltoja
inessive mellossa melloissa
elative mellosta melloista
illative meltoon meltoihin
adessive mellolla melloilla
ablative mellolta melloilta
allative mellolle melloille
essive meltona meltoina
translative melloksi melloiksi
instructive melloin
abessive mellotta melloitta
comitative meltoine
Possessive forms of melto (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person meltoni meltomme
2nd person meltosi meltonne
3rd person meltonsa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.