"-sa-" meaning in Finnish

See -sa- in All languages combined, or Wiktionary

Interfix

Forms: -sä- [front-vowel]
Etymology: Originally from the adjective ending -isa. Etymology templates: {{m|fi|-isa}} -isa Head templates: {{head|fi|interfixes|front vowel harmony variant|-sä-|linguistic notation|-sA-|cat2=|f2nolink=1|head=}} -sa- (front vowel harmony variant -sä-, linguistic notation -sA-), {{fi-interfix|var=sä}} -sa- (front vowel harmony variant -sä-, linguistic notation -sA-)
  1. Used in adverbs describing location or direction that use a case ending (either from an external or internal location case), with a meaning that can range from a diminutive meaning to one implying unreachability. Placed right before the case ending. Tags: morpheme
    Sense id: en--sa--fi-interfix-t7eOnNz0 Categories (other): Finnish interfixes

Download JSON data for -sa- meaning in Finnish (1.1kB)

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