Finnish: An Essential Grammar

Finnish: An Essential Grammar

by Fred Karlsson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138821583
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/07/2015
Series: Routledge Essential Grammars Series
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 342
Sales rank: 363,651
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Fred Karlsson is Professor Emeritus of General Linguistics at the University of Helsinki.

Table of Contents

Preface. Abbreviations. 1. Introduction 2. Pronunciation and sound structure 3. Word structure 4. Two important sound alternations 5. The declension of nominals 6. The conjugation of verbs 7. Sentence structure 8. The nominative case and the partitive case 9. The genitive case, total objects and possessive suffixes 10. The six local cases 11. Other cases 12. Numbers and numerals 13. Pronouns 14. Tenses 15. Moods 16. The passive 17. Infinitives 18. Participles 19. Comparison of adjectives 20. Other word classes and clitics 21. Word formation 22. The colloquial spoken language Appendix 1. Appendix 2.

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