asemesta

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Elative of dialectal asen (genitive asemen), from the same root as asema.

Adverb[edit]

asemesta

  1. instead of, in lieu of, in place of
    Hän sai bonuksen palkankorotuksen asemesta.
    He got a cash award instead of a raise.

Usage notes[edit]

Can be used postpositionally (+ genitive) or with a possessive suffix.