See also: yla and ýla

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *ülä, from Proto-Uralic *wilä, *wülä.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ylä- (comparative ylempi, superlative ylin)

  1. upper
  2. superior, high, higher

Usage notesEdit

Ylä- is used as a nominal prefix, whereas yli- is used as a verbal prefix and as nominal prefix:

Yliarvioiko alaluokka yläluokkaa?
Is the upper class being overestimated by the lower class?
yli-ihminen, yliluutnantti, yliopisto, ylimielinen
superhuman, senior lieutenant, university, arrogant

InflectionEdit

The inflected forms of ylä- serve only as adverbs.

AntonymsEdit

  • (upper; superior, high, higher) ala-

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IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *ülä, from Proto-Uralic *wülä. Cognates include Finnish ylä- and Veps ülä-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ylä-

  1. upper

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit