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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Forms of kausi; the adpositions are derived through an older meaning of "road, way" or "passage (of a journey)".

PostpositionEdit

(genitive + ) kautta ( + possibly possessive suffix)

  1. through, via, by
    Ajoitko Kouvolan vai Haminan kautta?
    Did you drive via Kouvola or Hamina?
    Varaosat kannattaa tilata meidän kauttamme.
    It's beneficial to order the spare parts through us.

PrepositionEdit

kautta ( + genitive)

  1. throughout
    kautta maailman
    throughout the World
  2. (figuratively) by, through (in interjections, etc.)
    kautta Teutateksen parran!
    by the beard of Toutatis!

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

kautta

  1. Partitive singular form of kausi.
    Hän on jo kolmatta kautta presidenttinä.
    He's already serving his third term as president.

NounEdit

kautta

  1. (indeclinable, colloquial) Short for kauttaviiva ((informal) slash).

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