Open main menu
See also: Aika

Contents

FinnishEdit

(index ai)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑi̯kɑ/, [ˈɑi̯kɑ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ai‧ka
  • Rhymes: -ɑikɑ

Etymology 1Edit

 
Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

From Proto-Finnic *aika. Possibly from or akin to Proto-Germanic *aiwaz (Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐍅𐍃 (aiws, age, eternity)), but this seems uncertain due to phonological problems.

NounEdit

aika

  1. time (temporal distance)
    Se vaatii pitkän ajan.
    It takes a long time.
    kahden viikon ajaksi
    for (a period of) two weeks
  2. time, moment
    Vanhat hyvät ajat ovat palanneet.
    The good old times have returned.
  3. appointment (arranged meeting)
    Minulla on aika lääkärille kello kymmeneltä.
    I have a doctor's appointment at ten o'clock.
DeclensionEdit
  • Inflection of this word is somewhat irregular. The i preceding k is lost in weak grades.
Inflection of aika (Kotus type 9/kala, ik-j gradation)
nominative aika ajat
genitive ajan aikojen
partitive aikaa aikoja
illative aikaan aikoihin
singular plural
nominative aika ajat
accusative nom. aika ajat
gen. ajan
genitive ajan aikojen
aikainrare
partitive aikaa aikoja
inessive ajassa ajoissa
elative ajasta ajoista
illative aikaan aikoihin
adessive ajalla ajoilla
ablative ajalta ajoilta
allative ajalle ajoille
essive aikana aikoina
translative ajaksi ajoiksi
instructive ajoin
abessive ajatta ajoitta
comitative aikoineen
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
CompoundsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

aika

  1. quite
    Summa on aika suuri.
    The sum is quite large.
    Tänään on aika kaunis ilma.
    It’s quite beautiful weather today.
SynonymsEdit

IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *aika.

NounEdit

aika (genitive aijjan, partitive aikkaa)

  1. time

DeclensionEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

aika

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あいか

KarelianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *aika.

NounEdit

aika

  1. time

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


VoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *aika.

NounEdit

aika (genitive aigaa, partitive aikaa)

  1. time

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "aika" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat