FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nais- +‎ -mainen.

AdjectiveEdit

naismainen (comparative naismaisempi, superlative naismaisin)

  1. effeminate, womanlike, womanish, feminine (usually of a male, acting in ways stereotypically associated with women)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of naismainen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative naismainen naismaiset
genitive naismaisen naismaisten
naismaisien
partitive naismaista naismaisia
illative naismaiseen naismaisiin
singular plural
nominative naismainen naismaiset
accusative nom. naismainen naismaiset
gen. naismaisen
genitive naismaisen naismaisten
naismaisien
partitive naismaista naismaisia
inessive naismaisessa naismaisissa
elative naismaisesta naismaisista
illative naismaiseen naismaisiin
adessive naismaisella naismaisilla
ablative naismaiselta naismaisilta
allative naismaiselle naismaisille
essive naismaisena naismaisina
translative naismaiseksi naismaisiksi
instructive naismaisin
abessive naismaisetta naismaisitta
comitative naismaisine
Possessive forms of naismainen (type nainen)
possessor singular plural
1st person naismaiseni naismaisemme
2nd person naismaisesi naismaisenne
3rd person naismaisensa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.