etsikkoaika

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

etsikko (visitation) +‎ aika (time), from Luke 19:44

Noun[edit]

etsikkoaika

  1. (biblical) time of visitation (the time when God calls a person)
    (Luukas 19:44 in 1992 translation) He murskaavat maan tasalle sinut ja sinun asukkaasi. Sinuun ei jätetä kiveä kiven päälle, koska et tajunnut etsikkoaikaasi.
    (Luke 19:44 in New King James Version) and level you, and your children within you, to the ground; and they will not leave in you one stone upon another, because you did not know the time of your visitation.
  2. (figuratively) window of opportunity (time during which a potentially favorable option is available)

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