FinnishEdit

NounEdit

sijaan

  1. Illative singular form of sija.

PostpositionEdit

sijaan (+ genitive)

  1. instead of.
    Orjantappurain sijaan on kasvava kypressejä, nokkosten sijaan on kasvava myrttipuita.
    Instead of a thornbush the cypress tree shall grow, and instead of a brier the myrtle tree shall grow.

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