The inessive is one of the six paikallissijat or location cases. This case is usually used in the same instances when in, at or within would be used in English.

Remember that, with the inessive, the noun is in its weak form, if it requires consonant gradation.

Front Vowel
Neutral Vowel
Back Vowel
Inessive -ssä -ssa


When is the inessive used?

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