FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *peeni. Cognate with Estonian peen, Veps pen'.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpie̯ni/, [ˈpie̞̯ni]
  • Rhymes: -ieni
  • Syllabification: pie‧ni

AdjectiveEdit

pieni (comparative pienempi, superlative pienin)

  1. small, little
  2. small, insignificant
  3. (of sound, chiefly in external locative cases) quiet
    Laitoin radiota pienemmälle.
    I turned down the radio.
    Synonym: hiljainen (generally)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of pieni (Kotus type 26/pieni, no gradation)
nominative pieni pienet
genitive pienen pienten
pienien
partitive pientä pieniä
illative pieneen pieniin
singular plural
nominative pieni pienet
accusative nom. pieni pienet
gen. pienen
genitive pienen pienten
pienien
partitive pientä pieniä
inessive pienessä pienissä
elative pienestä pienistä
illative pieneen pieniin
adessive pienellä pienillä
ablative pieneltä pieniltä
allative pienelle pienille
essive pienenä pieninä
translative pieneksi pieniksi
instructive pienin
abessive pienettä pienittä
comitative pienine
Possessive forms of pieni (type pieni)
possessor singular plural
1st person pieneni pienemme
2nd person pienesi pienenne
3rd person pienensä
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.
AntonymsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpie̯ni/, [ˈpie̞̯ni] (third-person indicative)
  • IPA(key): /ˈpie̯niˣ/, [ˈpie̞̯ni(ʔ)] (imperative and connegative forms)
  • Rhymes: -ieni
  • Syllabification: pie‧ni

VerbEdit

pieni

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of pieniä.
  2. Indicative present connegative form of pieniä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present form of pieniä.
  4. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of pieniä.

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pieni m

  1. plural of pieno

NounEdit

pieni m

  1. plural of pieno

KarelianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pieni

  1. small

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

pieni m

  1. nominative plural form of piens
  2. vocative plural form of piens
    • 1964, Zootechnikas un Zoohigienas, volume 1, published by the Instituta Raksti:
      [...] atsevišķām govīm vasarā ganību laikā piemīt individuālas īpašības izdalīt pieni [...]
    • 1979, Latviešu Tautasdziesmas: darba dziesmas, gadskārtu ieražu dziesmas, page 183:
      Ganiem sieri, ganiem pieni.

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pieni n

  1. genitive plural of pienie
    Synonym: pień

VerbEdit

pieni

  1. third-person singular present of pienić