vuoksi

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Finnish[edit]

(index vu)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋuoksi/
  • Hyphenation: vuok‧si

Etymology 1[edit]

Postposition[edit]

genitive + vuoksi + possessive suffix vuoksi

  1. due to, because of, for one's sake
    Kiertue peruttiin sairauden vuoksi.
    The tour was canceled due to illness.
    Älä minun vuokseni keitä uutta kahvia!
    Don't brew new coffee just for my sake.
Usage notes[edit]

When the head word is a personal pronoun, a possessive suffix is attached to vuoksi. As normal, the first and second person personal pronouns are often omitted, i.e. the person is only indicated by the possessive suffix.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb vuo.

Noun[edit]

vuoksi

  1. flow (rising tide)
  2. (rare) A large, rapidly flowing river.
Declension[edit]

or rarely:

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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

vuoksi

  1. Translative singular form of vuo.