perhe

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FinnishEdit

(index pe)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *pereh. Believed to come from the same Proto-Uralic root as perä ‎(rear), referring to the background of a person, compare alkuperä ‎(origin), peräisin ‎(originating from). First written appearance is from 1548 in the Finnish version of Sweden's maanlaki ‎(law of the country) translated by a cleric known as Herra Martti.

Cognate with Karelian pereh, Estonian pere, Võro pereh, Veps pereh, Livonian perē.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈperheˣ/
  • Hyphenation: per‧he
  • Rhymes: erhe

NounEdit

perhe

  1. family, nuclear family (parents and children, cf. suku)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of perhe (Kotus type 48/hame, no gradation)
nominative perhe perheet
genitive perheen perheiden
perheitten
partitive perhettä perheitä
illative perheeseen perheisiin
perheihin
singular plural
nominative perhe perheet
accusative nom. perhe perheet
gen. perheen
genitive perheen perheiden
perheitten
partitive perhettä perheitä
inessive perheessä perheissä
elative perheestä perheistä
illative perheeseen perheisiin
perheihin
adessive perheellä perheillä
ablative perheeltä perheiltä
allative perheelle perheille
essive perheenä perheinä
translative perheeksi perheiksi
instructive perhein
abessive perheettä perheittä
comitative perheineen

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