FinnishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *vaka. Cognate to Estonian vaga, Ingrian vaga, Livonian vagā, Livvi vagau and Votic vaka.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑkɑː/, [ˈʋɑkɑː]
  • Rhymes: -ɑkɑː
  • Syllabification: va‧kaa

AdjectiveEdit

vakaa (comparative vakaampi, superlative vakain)

  1. steady, stable, firm, steadfast, secure
    vakaa päätös — a firm decision
  2. patient, calm

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of vakaa (Kotus type 17/vapaa, no gradation)
nominative vakaa vakaat
genitive vakaan vakaiden
vakaitten
partitive vakaata vakaita
illative vakaaseen vakaisiin
singular plural
nominative vakaa vakaat
accusative nom. vakaa vakaat
gen. vakaan
genitive vakaan vakaiden
vakaitten
partitive vakaata vakaita
inessive vakaassa vakaissa
elative vakaasta vakaista
illative vakaaseen vakaisiin
vakaihinrare
adessive vakaalla vakailla
ablative vakaalta vakailta
allative vakaalle vakaille
essive vakaana vakaina
translative vakaaksi vakaiksi
instructive vakain
abessive vakaatta vakaitta
comitative vakaine
Possessive forms of vakaa (type vapaa)
possessor singular plural
1st person vakaani vakaamme
2nd person vakaasi vakaanne
3rd person vakaansa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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