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Dougal Graham (2006). Brief Description of Aspects of Nominative, Accusative and Partitive Case Assignment in Finnish.

URL: http://www.dgraham.net/uploads/text/Short%20Paper.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3471&langcode=fin (2018-01-21).


Example #1:

    (2 )      a.   naise-t       nk-i-vt    naise-t
    woman-nom/pl see-past-3p woman-acc/pl
    `The women saw the women'
Example #2:

    b.   talo-i-ssa
    `in the houses' (Nelson 1998:41)
Example #3:

    (6 )   a.   Lapse-n     ol-i    jano
    child-GEN be-past thirst(NOM)
    'the child was thirsty'
Example #4:

    b.   Kekkose-n    luotetti-in vuosi
    Kekkonen-ILL trust-pass year(NOM)
    `Kekkonen was trusted for a year'
Example #5:

    (1 0 )     Riitta        on Liisa-a    lyhye-mpi
    Riitta(nom) is Liisa-part short-comp
    `Riitta is shorter than Liisa'
Example #6:

    (1 2 )     Sinu-lla on     minu-t
    you-adess be/3s me-acc
    `You have me'