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takana

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Finnish

Etymology

The essive singular of taka-.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ta‧ka‧na

Adverb

takana (no declension, comparative taaempana, superlative taaimpana)

  1. (static) behind.
    Hän on kaukana takana.
    He is far behind.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) abaft, astern.

Postposition

(genitive + ) takana

  1. (static) behind:
    • Hän on talon takana.
      • S/he is behind the house.
    • Hän on aivan takanasi
      • He is right behind you.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1)abaft, aft of:
    • Peräsin on kölin takana.
      • The rudder is aft of the keel.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) astern of:
    • Miranda on vain puoli meripeninkulmaa Arandan takana.
      • Miranda sails only half a sea mile astern of Aranda.

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