kiinni

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Finnish[edit]

(index ki)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkiːnːiˣ]
  • Hyphenation: kiin‧ni

Adverb[edit]

kiinni (not comparable)

  1. Closed.
    Ovi oli kiinni.
    The door was closed.

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Preposition[edit]

kiinni (+ elative)

  1. Onto.
    Voin pitää kiinni laukustasi.
    I can hold onto your bag.
  2. pitää ~ + elative = to stick to, not deviate from.
    Me pidämme kiinni periaatteistamme.
    We stick to our principles.

Postposition[edit]

kiinni (+ elative)

  1. Onto.
    Voin pitää laukustasi kiinni.
    I can hold onto your bag.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Kiinni can be used both as a preposition and a postposition.

Adverb[edit]

  1. Into possession (used with ottaa)
    Ottaa koiran kiinni.
    To catch a dog.