aikana

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See also: ajan

Finnish[edit]

(index ai)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯kɑnɑ/, [ˈɑi̯kɑnɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑikɑnɑ
  • Hyphenation: ai‧ka‧na

Postposition[edit]

aikana (+ genitive)

  1. during, within (a period of time)
    kahden vuoden aikanaduring two years
    seuraavien kahden vuoden aikanawithin next two years
    tänä aikanaduring this time
    Minun aikanani tuollaista käytöstä ei olisi sallittu.
    During my time such behaviour would not have been tolerated.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Aikana refers to an unspecified length of time or to an event that happened or happens during a specified period but at an unspecified moment. To refer to a specified period of time ajan may be used.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

aikana

  1. Essive singular form of aika.

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