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"Snow is cold and wet, but a sauna is warm."

Translation:Lumi on kylmää ja märkää, mutta sauna on lämmin.

July 22, 2020



Why do we use partitive on lumi but not on sauna? How can we know when to use partitive on what object?


Lumi is a mass noun which is why we use partitive. This source explains the use and formation of the partitive case very well: https://uusikielemme.fi/finnish-grammar/grammatical-cases/the-partitive-case-partitiivi/


Kiitos, this is the main issue I'm struggling with

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