Estonian affixes in Ingrian Finnish


Affix function number of borrowed affixes


Information and examples are from Riionheimo (2002; 2010). Note that Finnish and Estonian are closely related.


2 tense (and person) markers

‑p ‘third person present’, e.g. maksa‑a‑p ‘it costs’, istu‑u‑p ‘he sits’, tullo‑o‑p ‘he comes’

‑si ‘past’, e.g. ve‑i‑si‑mme ‘we took’, osta‑si‑it ‘they bought it’, jouta‑si‑mme ‘we were in time’