jompikumpi

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Finnish[edit]

(index j)

Etymology[edit]

  • From jompi- and kumpi – which are related to the stems jo- and -ku-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: jom‧pi‧kum‧pi
  • IPA(key): [ˈjo̞mpiˌkumpi]

Pronoun[edit]

jompikumpi

  1. (indefinite) Either one (of two things).
    Jompikumpi teistä valehtelee.
    Either one of you lies.

Declension[edit]

  • Both the parts are declined.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Jompikumpi has also plural forms, which used e.g. in words that are used only in plural: jommatkummat häät, either one of the weddings.

Related terms[edit]

Pronouns with same stems: