että

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See also: etta, Etta, -etta, and etta-

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *että, from Proto-Uralic *e- (this) + *-tta (suffix indicating manner) (compare jotta, formed with the same suffix from the same root as joka). Cognate with Estonian et, while the Uralic root is also found in Hungarian ez.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈetːæ/, [ˈe̞t̪ːæ]
  • Rhymes: -etːæ
  • Syllabification: et‧tä

Conjunction[edit]

että

  1. (subordinating) that (conjunction indicating that the subordinate clause of the subject of the verb of the main clause)
    Tiedän, että osaan tehdä sen.
    I know (that) I can do it.
  2. (subordinating) in order to, to, so that (purpose)
    Synonym: jotta
  3. as to
    Tiedän, että hän kärsi masennuksesta, mutta varmastikaan hän ei menisi niin pitkälle, että tappaisi itsensä?
    I know he suffered from depression, but surely he wouldn't go so far as to kill himself?

Derived terms[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

että

  1. second-person plural present of ei

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

että

  1. partitive singular of esi

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ættaðr, equivalent to ett +‎ .

Adjective[edit]

että

  1. born, descended from
    Hwana gjär han ättä?
    Wherefrom is he born?