asemesta

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Elative of dialectal asen (genitive asemen), from the same root as asema.

AdverbEdit

asemesta

  1. instead of, in lieu of, in place of
    Hän sai bonuksen palkankorotuksen asemesta.
    He got a cash award instead of a raise.

Usage notesEdit

Can be used postpositionally (+ genitive) or with a possessive suffix.