että

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See also: etta and Etta

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *e- plus a suffix. the word is cognate to Estonian et, and the stem has a cognate in Hungarian ez.

Conjunction[edit]

että

  1. (subordinating) that; the conjunction is often omitted altogether in English.
    Tiedän, että osaan tehdä sen.
    I know I can do it.
  2. (subordinating) Indicates purpose in order to, to, so that
  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?

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