FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Proto-Germanic [Term?] (compare German üppig).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈupeɑ/, [ˈupe̞ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -upeɑ
  • Syllabification: u‧pe‧a

AdjectiveEdit

upea (comparative upeampi, superlative upein)

  1. great, wonderful
    upea saavutus — great achievement
  2. (of looks) gorgeous, great, magnificent, posh

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of upea (Kotus type 15/korkea, no gradation)
nominative upea upeat
genitive upean upeiden
upeitten
partitive upeaa
upeata
upeita
illative upeaan upeisiin
upeihin
singular plural
nominative upea upeat
accusative nom. upea upeat
gen. upean
genitive upean upeiden
upeitten
upeainrare
partitive upeaa
upeata
upeita
inessive upeassa upeissa
elative upeasta upeista
illative upeaan upeisiin
upeihin
adessive upealla upeilla
ablative upealta upeilta
allative upealle upeille
essive upeana upeina
translative upeaksi upeiksi
instructive upein
abessive upeatta upeitta
comitative upeine
Possessive forms of upea (type korkea)
possessor singular plural
1st person upeani upeamme
2nd person upeasi upeanne
3rd person upeansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

Derived termsEdit