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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A backformation from surku; originally a loan of Germanic origin, compare eg. Swedish sorg, German Sorge, English sorrow.

AdjectiveEdit

surkea ‎(comparative surkeampi, superlative surkein)

  1. miserable, wretched
  2. pitiful
  3. lousy
  4. squalid

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of surkea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative surkea surkeat
genitive surkean surkeiden
surkeitten
partitive surkeaa
surkeata
surkeita
illative surkeaan surkeisiin
surkeihin
singular plural
nominative surkea surkeat
accusative nom. surkea surkeat
gen. surkean
genitive surkean surkeiden
surkeitten
surkeainrare
partitive surkeaa
surkeata
surkeita
inessive surkeassa surkeissa
elative surkeasta surkeista
illative surkeaan surkeisiin
surkeihin
adessive surkealla surkeilla
ablative surkealta surkeilta
allative surkealle surkeille
essive surkeana surkeina
translative surkeaksi surkeiksi
instructive surkein
abessive surkeatta surkeitta
comitative surkeine

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