FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the causative singular mi- +‎ -ten, from the same pronoun stem as mikä.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmiten/, [ˈmit̪e̞n]
  • Rhymes: -iten
  • Syllabification(key): mi‧ten

AdverbEdit

miten

  1. how
    Miten voit edes kuvitella jotain tuollaista hänestä?
    How can you even imagine something like that about her/him?

Usage notesEdit

  • Miten is common in standard language – otherwise, the synonym kuinka is used e.g. in formal contexts where it has a polite nuance.

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