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Post by Hank W. » Fri Oct 08, 2004 7:23 pm

khu wrote:sentence 'Finland' would need to be partitiivi -- because here we're speaking of ALL of Finland, not a part of it. And there is no other Finland but Suomi, so why partitiivi?
Because only Tarzan says: me go drink pub.

The partitiivi case means the object of your desires.

Minä rakastan sinua
Minä ajan autoa
Minä puhun kiinaa

Much logical than in German where the object changes sex in the accusative, to which I strongly object, for it is pervert objects having gender in the first place and then when you learn it they change it...


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Post by khu » Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:18 am

Na gut...

I understand, I guess. It just hadn't dawned on me that partitive includes more than only instances of 'partitiveness'. I propose this case be called 'partitiivia ja muuta' :lol:
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Post by Hank W. » Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:37 am

google "agressiivi", the 16th case :wink:
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