Sunday, July 22, 2018

Infinitives in a nutshell

I just realized that I have a post called Participles in a nutshell and Passive in a nutshell, but nothing about infinitives! Older grammar books talk about first, second and third infinitives, but I'm using the names with the markers. Check out the posts to read example sentences and more detailed explanations.

to do something
lukea
in order to
lukeakseni
in
lukemassa
from
lukemasta
to
lukemaan
without
lukematta
by
lukemalla
while
lukiessa
luettaessa
style, manner
lukien

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My name is Hanna Männikkölahti, and I am a native Finn who gives private lessons via Skype and simplifies books into easy Finnish. Please leave a comment, if you have something to ask about Finnish or novels in easy Finnish.

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