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Finnish

(index ku)

Etymology 1

  • From the same Uralic root *ku as Hungarian hogy.

Conjunction

kuin

  1. (subordinating; with or without ikään + conditional mood) as if.

Particle

kuin

  1. (coordinating; with yhtä) as ... as:
  2. (coordinating; with comparatives) than:
    • Kissa on isompi kuin hiiri.
      • Cat is bigger than mouse.
  3. (coordinating) as, like:
    • Se kävelee kuin ankka.
      • It walks like a duck.

Etymology 2

  • Inflected form of kuu.

Noun

kuin

  1. Instructive singular form of kuu.

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