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See also: y/o, yo, YO, and

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *öö, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *üye. Cognates include Estonian öö and Hungarian éj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

period of day
Previous: ilta
Next: aamu
period of day
Previous: iltayö
Next: aamuyö

  1. night
    Yöllä on pimeää.
    It is dark at night.
Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The concepts ilta (evening) and (night) are defined slightly differently in Finnish and English. is generally regarded as the period of day normally devoted for sleeping, i.e. roughly the time between 10..11 p.m. and 6..7 a.m. The time between 5..6 p.m. and 10..11 p.m. is referred to as ilta (evening), but in English it is often called "night" as e.g. in "I have a meeting tonight". The term tiistaiyö (literally, Tuesday night) would actually refer to the hours from approximately 23:00 Monday to 06:00 Tuesday, which in standard English would be referred to as Monday night (even though Tuesday technically begins during this period). [1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://yle.fi/uutiset/kotimaa/2012/04/lumi_ei_pahemmin_sotkenut_liikennetta_tiistaina_3380767.html

Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *öö, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *üye. Cognates include Estonian öö and Hungarian éj.

Noun[edit]

  1. night

Declension[edit]