loitto

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loitto  (comparative loitompi, superlative -)

  1. (archaic) distant (located far away)
    • 1915, Valter juva (tr.), “Jumalien tanhu (title of a poem)”, in Valikoima runoja (A collection of poems), translation of Gudarne dansa (Dance of the gods) by Gustaf Fröding:
      Noin jumalat ylhät, riemuin ja soitoin; ne arvoisin elein ja katsehin loitoin; kävi juhlaan, …
      Thus the noble gods with joy and music; with dignified gestures and distant gazes; began the party, …

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Currently only adessive, ablative and allative cases are used as adverbs; other cases are obsolete, including nominative.

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