By Daniel Abondolo
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Each consists of a noun in the genitive singular followed by another in the nominative singular. The consonant compression which is illustrated in each case is listed in the column on the right. e. the quantity, of the consonants, we shall call it quantitative compression. Quantitative is the only kind of compression which affects personal names (Pekka ‘Peter’, Peka | n ‘Peter’s’) and most foreign words. All other types of compression are qualitative. They are: 2 To the right of a nasal (m, n, [h], see p.
2 Preceded by an l or r, compressed t assimilates to those consonants: kulta gold kulla | n hinta the price of gold parta beard parra | n ajelu the shaving of (one’s) beard lt > ll rt > rr Exercise 7b Practise compressing consonants by forming the genitive of these nouns. Remember: only p, t, and k are affected! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 tukka ‘hair’ silta ‘bridge’ arkki ‘sheet of paper’ tyyppi ‘type’ pöytä ‘table’ laiva ‘ship’ Englanti ‘England’ 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 keitto ‘soup’ kenkä ‘shoe’ Saksa ‘Germany’ Turku ‘Turku, Åbo’ paikka ‘place’ virta ‘current, power’ jalka ‘foot, leg’ Language point More alternating stems: e-stems E-stems are an important class of alternating stem; most are central to Finnish vocabulary.
E. bisyllabic nominals with citation forms ending in i which have i in the genitive singular. Compare these three pairs of nominals: Non-alternating Alternating (e-stems) sN sG rivi row rivi | n kivi stone kive | n sN sG torvi horn torvi | n järvi lake järve | n sN sG tuoli chair tuoli | n nuoli arrow nuole | n From a citation form in final i you cannot be sure whether a nominal is an e-stem or not, so brute memorization is in order. When you learn a new nominal, you should make at least a mental note of its genitive singular.