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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ablative singular of esi-, from Proto-Finnic *eci. Cognate to Estonian eelt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈedeltæ/, [ˈe̞de̞lt̪æ]
  • Rhymes: -edeltæ
  • Hyphenation: e‧del‧tä

AdverbEdit

edeltä

  1. in advance, beforehand.

PostpositionEdit

edeltä (+ genitive)

  1. from before, from ahead of:
    Hän tuli heidän edeltään takaisin.
    S/he came back from ahead of them.

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (from before, from ahead of) takaa

Related termsEdit

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

CompoundsEdit