varpunen

FinnishEdit

(index va)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old East Slavic [Term?] (compare Russian воробей (vorobej)); nativized with the diminutive -nen suffix.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑrpunen/, [ˈʋɑrpune̞n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑrpunen
  • Syllabification: var‧pu‧nen

NounEdit

varpunen

  1. sparrow
  2. (as modifier in compound terms) passerine, sparrow
    varpuslintupasserine bird
    varpushaukkasparrow hawk

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of varpunen (Kotus type 38/nainen, no gradation)
nominative varpunen varpuset
genitive varpusen varpusten
varpusien
partitive varpusta varpusia
illative varpuseen varpusiin
singular plural
nominative varpunen varpuset
accusative nom. varpunen varpuset
gen. varpusen
genitive varpusen varpusten
varpusien
partitive varpusta varpusia
inessive varpusessa varpusissa
elative varpusesta varpusista
illative varpuseen varpusiin
adessive varpusella varpusilla
ablative varpuselta varpusilta
allative varpuselle varpusille
essive varpusena varpusina
translative varpuseksi varpusiksi
instructive varpusin
abessive varpusetta varpusitta
comitative varpusineen
Possessive forms of varpunen (type nainen)
possessor singular plural
1st person varpuseni varpusemme
2nd person varpusesi varpusenne
3rd person varpusensa

Derived termsEdit