FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkerːɑn/, [ˈke̞rːɑn]
  • Rhymes: -erːɑn
  • Syllabification: ker‧ran

AdverbEdit

kerran

  1. once (one, and only one, time)
    Tapasin hänet kerran.
    I met him/her once.
  2. once (formerly)
    Olipa kerran...
    Once upon a time...
    Karthago oli kerran mahtava kaupunki.
    Carthage was once a powerful city.
  3. (jos, kun ~) when, since, because (a word emphasizing a reason or cause for something)
    Minäkin haluan jäätelön, kun kerran Iivarikin sai!
    I want an ice cream too, since Iivari got one!

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NounEdit

kerran

  1. Genitive singular form of kerta.
    Kun tapasin hänet ensi kerran, hänellä oli päällään vaaleanpunainen puku.
    When I met him for the first time he was wearing a pink suit.

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