Last modified on 10 August 2014, at 20:05

vuoksi

See also: Vuoksi

FinnishEdit

(index vu)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋuoksi/
  • Hyphenation: vuok‧si

Etymology 1Edit

PostpositionEdit

genitive + vuoksi + possessive suffix vuoksi

  1. due to, because of, for one's sake
    Kiertue peruttiin sairauden vuoksi.
    The tour was canceled due to illness.
    Älä minun vuokseni keitä uutta kahvia!
    Don't brew new coffee just for my sake.
Usage notesEdit

When the head word is a personal pronoun, a possessive suffix is attached to vuoksi. As normal, the first and second person personal pronouns are often omitted, i.e. the person is only indicated by the possessive suffix.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the verb vuo.

NounEdit

vuoksi

  1. flow (rising tide)
  2. (rare) A large, rapidly flowing river.
DeclensionEdit

or rarely:

SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

vuoksi

  1. Translative singular form of vuo.