ensi

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See also: ēnsì, -ensi, and ensi-

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈensi/, [ˈe̞ns̠i]
  • Rhymes: -ensi
  • Syllabification: en‧si

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *enci.

Adjective[edit]

ensi (indeclinable)

  1. (temporal) next
    Menen Ranskaan ensi maanantaina.
    I'm going to France next Monday.
    Ensi kerralla
    next time
  2. first (rare outside set terms)
    ensi kertaa / ensi kerran
    for the first time
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ensi

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of entää.
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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēnsī

  1. dative singular of ēnsis

Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ainsi (thus).

Adverb[edit]

ensi

  1. thus

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin in + sic.

Adverb[edit]

ensi

  1. thus; so

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: ainsi