See also: Halki

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From halk +‎ -i. Compare haljeta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑlki/, [ˈhɑlki]
  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑlkiˣ/, [ˈhɑlki(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlki
  • Syllabification: hal‧ki

PostpositionEdit

halki (+ genitive or elative)

  1. through
    Venäjän halki 30 päivässä.
    Through Russia in 30 days.
  2. across
    • Ratsastamme halki Töölön (From Ismo Alanko's 'Piste' song).
      We are riding horses across the Töölö.
  3. broken (in two)
    lyödä halkito break in two (by hitting)

Usage notesEdit

Halki can either precede or follow the noun it governs.

See alsoEdit


IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Finnish halki

AdverbEdit

halki

  1. in two (equal parts)