varten

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Finnish[edit]

(index va)

Etymology[edit]

Most likely the instructive singular or genitive plural of varsi (compare plural instructive varsin), possibly also influenced by vara and varta vasten (as if abbreviated).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑrten/, [ˈʋɑrt̪e̞n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑrten
  • Syllabification: var‧ten

Postposition[edit]

(partitive +) varten

  1. for (to be used by; to be capitalised by).
    Tämä puisto ei ole koiria varten.
    This park isn't for dogs.
    mitä vartenwhy, what for

Synonyms[edit]

  • -lle (the allative case suffix, gives often the same meaning, "for")

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