ailahdella

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Finnish[edit]

(index ai)

Etymology[edit]

The frequentative aspect of the verb ailahtaa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑilɑxde̞lːɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ai‧lah‧del‧la

Verb[edit]

ailahdella

  1. (intransitive, physically) To shift, move about, rise and fall, come and go, rock from side to side.
  2. (intransitive, of a person) To waver, vacillate, have mood shifts, (of somebody’s mood, emotions and opinions) to change unpredictably, suddenly or rapidly (in a continuous manner).

Usage notes[edit]

  • When expressing rapid mood changes, the frequentative derivative ailahdella is used much more often than its origin ailahtaa.

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