kauan

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Etymology[edit]

Instructive case of the root kauko-. Cognate to Ingrian kauvan (for a long time), Estonian kaua (for a long time), Votic kaugaa (for a long time), Votic kōgiń (for a long time).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɑuɑn]
  • Hyphenation: kau‧an

Adverb[edit]

kauan (comparative kauemmin, superlative kauimmin)

  1. A long time.
    Olen tuntenut hänet kauan.
    I have known him for a long time.
    kauan sitten
    long ago

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