1   Case Endings

The instructive ending is -n both in the singular and in the plural.

2   Formation

The instructive singular is formed using the genitive stem and the instructive plural using the plural stem. The instructive ending is added directly to these stems. The singular is not formed from all words.

Nominative Instructive sg Instructive pl Translation
jalka jalan jaloin foot
varas varkain thief
talo taloin house
vene venein boat