toimesta

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoi̯mestɑ/, [ˈt̪o̞i̯me̞s̠t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oimestɑ
  • Syllabification: toi‧mes‧ta

Noun[edit]

toimesta

  1. Elative singular form of toimi.

Postposition[edit]

toimesta (+ genitive or possessive suffix)

  1. by, at the hands of (by the actions of)

Usage notes[edit]

Often used with a verb in passive voice, in which case equivalent to the English structure of passive voice + by. Considered by many to be awkward language, and using an active verb is generally a better option.

Inflection[edit]

Personal/possessive forms of toimesta
no possessor toimesta
possessor singular plural
1st person toimestani toimestamme
2nd person toimestasi toimestanne
3rd person toimestaan
toimestansa