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EtymologyEdit

Illative singular of muka.

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AdverbEdit

mukaan

  1. (of movement) along, (in some cases) on.
    Lähde mukaan!
    Come along!

PostpositionEdit

mukaan (+ genitive)

  1. (of movement) along with.
    Menin hänen mukaansa. (cf. mukana)
    I went along with her/him.
  2. according to, by, in sb's opinion.
    Hänen mukaansa asiat ovat hyvin.
    According to her/him, things are going well.
    Lain mukaan mies voidaan tuomita raiskauksesta, jos hänen partnerinsa selkeästi ilmaisee, ettei halua seksiä.
    By law a man can be convicted of rape if his partner clearly expresses that she does not want sex.
  3. as to, by, according to (in a manner conforming or corresponding to; in proportion)
    Järjestä ne koon ja värin mukaan.
    Sort them as to size and color.

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