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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • Originally the causative case of joku.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjotenˌkuten/, [ˈjo̞t̪e̞nˌkut̪e̞n]
  • Hyphenation: jo‧ten‧ku‧ten

AdverbEdit

jotenkuten

  1. somehow.

Usage notesEdit

  • Jotenkuten is usually used in sentences that tell about ongoing or experienced difficulties, but that, however, express positive prospects. These sentences very often include verbs such as pärjätä, tulla toimeen or selvitä.
    • Emmehän me jotenkuten tule toimeen.
      • I suppose we'll get by somehow.

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