ohimennen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ohi +‎ mennen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈohi(ˣ)ˌmenːen/, [ˈo̞ɦi(m)ˌme̞nːe̞n]
  • Rhymes: -enːen
  • Syllabification(key): o‧hi‧men‧nen

Adverb[edit]

ohimennen

  1. in passing, passing (done only in passing; vague, cursory)
    Steve mainitsi ohimennen "miehityksen" testatakseen Maryn poliittista kantaa, mutta tämä väisti ansan taitavasti.
    Steve made one passing reference to "occupation" to test Mary's political standing but she avoided the mine skillfully.

Usage notes[edit]

  • ohimennen is adverb, but it is often translated into English with a structure involving an adjective