Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
inflected form of aika
- Used postpositionally in the structure genitive of the definition of the period + aikana + eventual possessive suffix, which is translated into English as: during or within + definition of the period .
- Aikana refers to an unspecified length of time or to an event that happened or happens during a specified period but at an unspecified moment. To refer to a specified period of time ajan may be used.
- hyvän sään aikana = before it's too late (literally: "during the good weather")
- essive singular form of aika