yhdesti

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

The multiplicative case of yksi (one); yksi +‎ -sti

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈyhdestiˣ/, [ˈyçde̞s̠t̪i(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -yhdesti
  • Syllabification: yh‧des‧ti

AdverbEdit

yhdesti (not comparable)

  1. once
    Olen tavannut hänet yhdesti.
    I have met him once.

Usage notesEdit

Although grammatically fully correct, yhdesti is, both in standard Finnish and in spoken Finnish, practically always replaced by saying (yhden) kerranyhdesti is, however, quite normally used in mathematics.

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