mittainen

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

mitta (measure) +‎ -inen; lit. "being of the measure (of)"

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmitːɑi̯nen/, [ˈmit̪ːɑi̯ne̞n]
  • Rhymes: -itːɑinen
  • Syllabification(key): mit‧tai‧nen

AdjectiveEdit

mittainen (not comparable)

  1. (genitive or possessive suffix +) measuring, of a measure, being of a certain size, length or height; translation into English varies by context
    Meiltä on tilattu 80.000 ratapölkkyä, mutta emme tiedä, minkä mittaisia niiden pitäisi olla.
    We have received an order for 80,000 railroad ties, but we don't know which measures they should have.
    Onko hän sanansa mittainen mies?
    Is he as good as his word? / Is he a man of his word?
    Olin kahdentoista päivän mittaisella Karibian-risteilyllä.
    I was on a twelve-day long cruise on the Caribbean.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of mittainen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative mittainen mittaiset
genitive mittaisen mittaisten
mittaisien
partitive mittaista mittaisia
illative mittaiseen mittaisiin
singular plural
nominative mittainen mittaiset
accusative nom. mittainen mittaiset
gen. mittaisen
genitive mittaisen mittaisten
mittaisien
partitive mittaista mittaisia
inessive mittaisessa mittaisissa
elative mittaisesta mittaisista
illative mittaiseen mittaisiin
adessive mittaisella mittaisilla
ablative mittaiselta mittaisilta
allative mittaiselle mittaisille
essive mittaisena mittaisina
translative mittaiseksi mittaisiksi
instructive mittaisin
abessive mittaisetta mittaisitta
comitative mittaisine
Possessive forms of mittainen (type nainen)
possessor singular plural
1st person mittaiseni mittaisemme
2nd person mittaisesi mittaisenne
3rd person mittaisensa

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Related termsEdit

  • See related terms -section under kokoinen.