Visit the forum if you have a language query!

mikä

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
James Joyce
Jump to: navigation, search

Finnish

Etymology

  • From the same Uralic root *me as the Hungarian interrogative pronoun mi

Pronoun

mikä (stem mi-)

  1. (interrogative) which, what.
  2. (indefinite) whatever.
  3. (relative) which, that, what.
    • Usage notes
    • (relative) Mikä is used to refer to a whole sentence (1), a superlative or a noun modified by a superlative (2) or a pronoun not referring to a person (3):
Ultimately, everything went well which was a great relief.
It/That is the best that has ever happened to me.
It/That is the best film that I have ever seen.
He proved what was provable.
He proved everything that was provable.

Inflection

  • Irregular. Some cases are never used.

Synonyms

  • ((relative) that, which, what): mi (archaic, poetic)

Derived terms

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE