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FinnishEdit

(index j)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From jompi and kumpi – which are related to the stems jo- and -ku-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjompiˌkumpi/, [ˈjo̞mpiˌkumpi]
  • Hyphenation: jom‧pi‧kum‧pi

PronounEdit

jompikumpi

  1. (indefinite) Either one (of two things).
    Jompikumpi teistä valehtelee.
    Either one of you lies.

Usage notesEdit

  • Jompikumpi also has plural forms, which are used e.g. with words that are only used in the plural: jommatkummat häät, either one of the weddings.

DeclensionEdit

  • Both the parts are declined.

Related termsEdit

Pronouns with same stems: