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Learn “Partitivy” in finnish

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The partitivy has no equivalent in any language that I know. It is used for different purposes:

 

1.     Numbers expression

2.    Indefinite quantity

3.    Measure or quantity expression

4.    Wishes

 

The partitivy consist on adding a termination to the noun. The manipulation depends on the end of the noun.

 

 

Termination

Add

Unit

“Partitivy”

V-V

ta

Yksi Puu ( One tree)

Kaksi puuta (two trees)

‘E’

tta

Tee (tea)

KuppiTeeta (a cup of tea)

V

a

Yksi Euro (One euro)

Kaksy Euroa (Two euros)

 

V represents a Vowels letters.

 

 

Train on “partitivy” with these examples:

 

1. Found the terminaison

 

Yksi auto   ->  Kaksi autoa

Yksi Janis  -> Kaksi janista

Yksi tunti   -> Kaksi tuntia                                 

 

2. Write 3euro 50 cents in finish (1 Euro = Euro, 1 Cent = Sentti)

 

3Euro 50 cents -> 3Euroa 50 Sentia

 



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Erasmus

Helsinki, Finland



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