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Inessive

The Inessive (inessiivi) case is part of the internal locative cases. It typically corresponds to the in preposition in English, and usually refers to something being inside of something else. In Finnish it is indicated by the -ssa/-ssä suffix.

Concept

Including, but not limited to:

  • When something is inside of something else.
  • When an object has or contains something.
  • When phrasing or expressing time.

Usage

Formation