eräs

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See also: eras and ERAs

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from erä.

Pronoun[edit]

eräs

  1. (indefinite) someone; a certain, some (+ noun).
  2. (indefinite) one.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Eräs is used attributively with the sense "one" but can stand alone for "someone".
  • Formerly the prescribed usage was to use eräs only for people or things the listener doesn't know. This has been relaxed officially in the recent years.

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