ajn

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German ein, as in irgendein.

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ajn

  1. used with ki- and i- correlatives to generalize them, meaning -ever/-soever or any/at all
    kio ‎(what) → kio ajn ‎(whatever)
    kiu ‎(who) → kiu ajn ‎(whoever)
    ie ‎(somewhere) → ie ajn ‎(anywhere)
    io ‎(something) → io ajn ‎(anything)
    Li kredos kian ajn senkulpigon kiun iu ajn donos al li.
    He’ll believe whatever kind of excuse that anyone at all gives him.

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