toisensa

FinnishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

toiset (others) +‎ -nsa (3rd person possessive suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoi̯sensɑˣ/, [ˈt̪o̞i̯s̠e̞ns̠ɑ(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -oisensɑ
  • Syllabification: toi‧sen‧sa

PronounEdit

toisensa (plural)

  1. (indefinite) each other, one another
    Me löysimme toisemme.We found each other.
    Te löysitte toisenne.You found each other.
    He löysivät toisensa.They found each other.

Usage notesEdit

  • Note that the nominative-looking form of this pronoun is the actual accusative form, i.e. it is used as the accusative plural:
He näkivät toisiansa.
They were seeing each other. (nähdä + partitive "to (be) see(ing), meet")
He näkivät toisensa.
They saw each other. (nähdä + accusative "to notice, perceive by seeing")

DeclensionEdit

  • toisemme and toisenne are the first-person and second-person forms, respectively.
  • All the cases, except for the nominative, genitive and illative, have a shortened form (see the usage notes of -nsa). Both the forms are accepted in standard Finnish.
Inflection of toisensa (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative toisensa
genitive toistensa
toisiensa
partitive toisiaan
toisiansa
illative toisiinsa
singular plural
nominative toisensa
accusative nom. toisensa
gen.
genitive toistensa
toisiensa
partitive toisiaan
toisiansa
inessive toisissaan
toisissansa
elative toisistaan
toisistansa
illative toisiinsa
adessive toisillaan
toisillansa
ablative toisiltaan
toisiltansa
allative toisilleen
toisillensa
essive toisinaan
toisinansa
translative toisikseen
toisiksensa
instructive toisinsa
abessive toisittaan
toisittansa
comitative toisineen
toisinensa

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