Finnish edit

Etymology edit

si- (it) +‎ -ten (causative singular)

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiten/, [ˈs̠it̪e̞n]
  • Rhymes: -iten
  • Syllabification(key): si‧ten

Adverb edit


  1. therefore, thus
    Palkkaamme uusia työntekijöitä. Siten saamme lisää asiakkaita.
    We will hire new employees. Thus we will get more customers.
  2. in that way
    Tein siten kuin neuvoit.
    I did as you told me to.
    Makaa lattialla siten, että kasvosi ovat kohti kattoa.
    Lie on the floor in the way that your face is towards the ceiling.

Usage notes edit

  • (thus): siten refers to a cause that is, temporally or locally, farther from the speaker, "there" – i.e., täten refers to a cause that is closer and that the speaker points at, "here".

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Noun edit


  1. second-person singular possessive of site