igaüks

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to iga (every) +‎ üks (one). Possibly a calque from a Germanic language, compare English everyone, Dutch elkeen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiɡ̊ɑ.ˈyks/
  • Hyphenation: i‧ga‧üks

Pronoun[edit]

igaüks (genitive igaühe, partitive igaüht or igaühte) or igaüks (genitive igaühe, partitive igatüht or igatühte)

  1. everyone, everybody
    Igaüks ostis pudeli viina.
    Everyone bought a bottle of vodka.
    Igaühel on omaette tuba.
    Everybody has their own room.
    1. anyone, anybody
      Igaühega luurele ei lähe.
      You can't go scouting with just anybody.

Usage notes[edit]

Partitive singular can also be igaüht.

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