-a

Finnish

suffix
Definitions
  • (case suffix) Forms the partitive case of nouns, adjectives, numbers and some pronouns.

Etymology

Inherited from Proto-Finnic *-da.

Origin

Proto-Finnic
*-da
Gloss

Timeline of -a

Distribution of cognates by language

Geogrpahic distribution of cognates of -a

Cognates and derived terms