(index tu)


The active present participle of tulla.


  • IPA(key): /ˈtuleʋɑ/, [ˈt̪ule̞ʋɑ]
  • Rhymes: -uleʋɑ
  • Syllabification: tu‧le‧va


tuleva (not comparable)

  1. upcoming, coming, forthcoming, future, imminent.
  2. -to-be
    ~ aviomies, ~ isä, ~ morsian, ~ äiti = husband-to-be, father-to-be, bride-to-be, mother-to-be
  3. -elect, elect (person who has been elected to a post, but has not yet entered office).
    ~ presidentti = President-elect / President elect.


Inflection of tuleva (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative tuleva tulevat
genitive tulevan tulevien
partitive tulevaa tulevia
illative tulevaan tuleviin
singular plural
nominative tuleva tulevat
accusative nom. tuleva tulevat
gen. tulevan
genitive tulevan tulevien
partitive tulevaa tulevia
inessive tulevassa tulevissa
elative tulevasta tulevista
illative tulevaan tuleviin
adessive tulevalla tulevilla
ablative tulevalta tulevilta
allative tulevalle tuleville
essive tulevana tulevina
translative tulevaksi tuleviksi
instructive tulevin
abessive tulevatta tulevitta
comitative tulevine
Possessive forms of tuleva (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person tulevani tulevamme
2nd person tulevasi tulevanne
3rd person tulevansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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  1. Present active participle of tulla.