mukaan

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The illative singular of muka-, from Proto-Finnic *muka-, probably from Proto-Uralic *muka (back).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmukɑːn/, [ˈmukɑ̝ːn]
  • Rhymes: -ukɑːn
  • Syllabification(key): mu‧kaan

Adverb[edit]

mukaan

  1. (of movement) along, with one, on
    Lähde mukaan!
    Come along!

Postposition[edit]

mukaan (+ genitive and/or possessive suffix)

  1. (of movement) along with
    Menin hänen mukaansa.
    I went along with her/him.
  2. according to, by, in someone's opinion
    Hänen mukaansa asiat ovat hyvin.
    According to her/him, things are going well.
    Lain mukaan mies voidaan tuomita raiskauksesta, jos hänen partnerinsa selkeästi ilmaisee, ettei halua seksiä.
    By law a man can be convicted of rape if their partner clearly expresses that they do not want sex.
  3. as to, by, according to (in a manner conforming or corresponding to; in proportion)
    Järjestä ne koon ja värin mukaan.
    Sort them as to size and color.

Inflection[edit]

Personal/possessive forms of mukaan
no possessor mukaan
possessor singular plural
1st person mukaani mukaamme
2nd person mukaasi mukaanne
3rd person mukaansa

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