toisaalta

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tois(a)- +‎ -alta (*-ja-); delative case of toinen (other, second).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoi̯sɑːltɑ/, [ˈt̪o̞i̯s̠ɑːlt̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oisɑːltɑ
  • Syllabification(key): toi‧saal‧ta

Adverb[edit]

toisaalta (not comparable)

  1. on the other hand, then, then again
    Coordinate term: yhtäältä (on (the) one hand)
    Toisaalta punainen näyttää paremmalta.
    On the other hand, red looks better.
  2. (from) elsewhere
    Sen oli tultava toisaalta.
    It had to come from elsewhere.

Inflection[edit]

→○ lative toisaalta
locative toisaalla
○→ separative toisaalle

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