oltavat

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FinnishEdit

(index ol)

EtymologyEdit

  • Plural form of oltava, passive present participle of olla.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ol‧ta‧vat
  • IPA(key): [ˈoltɑʋɑt]

NounEdit

oltavat

  1. (plural only) conditions, circumstances; always with an attribute; various other ways of translating into English exist.
    Minkälaiset oltavat vankileirillä oli?
    What were the circumstances like in the penal colony?
    Eläimillä ei ollut sinä kesänä huonot oltavat, vaikka ne tekivät kovaa työtä.
    The animals were not badly off throughout that summer, in spite of the hardness of their work. (1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm)
    Meillä on täällä hyvät oltavat.
    We have it good here.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of oltavat (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative oltavat
genitive oltavien
partitive oltavia
illative oltaviin
singular plural
nominative oltavat
accusative nom. oltavat
gen.
genitive oltavien
oltavainrare
partitive oltavia
inessive oltavissa
elative oltavista
illative oltaviin
adessive oltavilla
ablative oltavilta
allative oltaville
essive oltavina
translative oltaviksi
instructive oltavin
abessive oltavitta
comitative oltavineen

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