aikana

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See also: ajan

Finnish[edit]

(index ai)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ai‧ka‧na
  • Rhymes: taikana
  • IPA(key): [ˈɑikɑnɑ]

Adverb[edit]

aikana

  1. Used postpositionally in the structure genitive of the definition of the period + aikana + eventual possessive suffix, which is translated into English as: during or within + definition of the period .
    • kahden vuoden aikana
      • during two years
    • seuraavien kahden vuoden aikana
      • within next two years
    • tänä aikana
      • during this time
    • Minun aikanani tuollaista käytöstä ei olisi sallittu.
      • During my time such behaviour would not have been tolerated.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Aikana refers to an unspecified length of time or to an event that happened or happens during a specified period but at an unspecified moment. To refer to a specified period of time ajan may be used.

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Noun[edit]

aikana

  1. Essive singular form of aika.

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