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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Adessive singular of esi-, from Proto-Finnic *eci.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈedelːæ/, [ˈe̞de̞lːæ]
  • Rhymes: -edelːæ
  • Hyphenation: e‧del‧lä

AdverbEdit

edellä (comparative edemmällä)

  1. above, before
    Kuten edellä totesimme, me emme mahda asialle mitään.
    As we noted above, there's nothing we can do about it.
  2. (noun ~ +) first, in front
    Hän juoksi pää edellä puskaan.
    S/he ran head first into the bush.

PostpositionEdit

edellä (+ genitive)

  1. (static) before, ahead of, in advance of:
    Hän juoksi heidän edellään. (compare edelle)
    S/he ran ahead of them.

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (before, ahead of, in advance of): takana

Related termsEdit

See the inflection table above and the derived terms under esi-.

CompoundsEdit