elvyttää

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Etymology[edit]

A causative verb, derived from the verb elpyä.

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  • Hyphenation: el‧vyt‧tää
  • IPA(key): [ˈelvytːæː(ʔ)]

Verb[edit]

elvyttää

  1. (transitive) to resuscitate, revive, bring back to life, restore to life
    Ensiapukurssin käynyt nainen elvytti sydänkohtauksen saaneen vanhuksen.
    The woman, who had attended a first-aid course, resuscitated the elderly person who had got a heart attack.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to revive, revitalize, resuscitate, infuse new life into, refresh, freshen, renew, enliven, improve, quicken
    Hallitus yrittää elvyttää taloutta.
    The government is trying to revive the economy.

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