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FinnishEdit

(index ki)

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with kiinteä, kiinto-, kiintyä, Estonian kinni.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkiːnːiˣ]
  • Hyphenation: kiin‧ni

AdverbEdit

kiinni (not comparable)

  1. closed
    Ovi oli kiinni.
    The door was closed.
  2. attached, connected, fastened (to)
    Vene on kiinni laiturissa.
    The boat is docked.

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PostpositionEdit

kiinni (+ elative)

  1. due to, down to, depending on
    Ei se ole siitä kiinni.
    That isn't it. / It isn't down to that.
  2. up to (for the option or decision of)
    Se ei ole minusta kiinni.
    That isn't up to me.

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