halkaista

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Finnish[edit]

(index ha)

Etymology[edit]

Momentane aspect of the non-existent verb *hal(j)ata, from which the verb halkoa is also derived, see also halki.

Verb[edit]

halkaista (transitive)

  1. to split in two
  2. (woodworking) to rip (to cut along the grain)
  3. to burst (to cause to break from internal pressure)
    Älä halkaise vatsaasi!
    Don't burst your stomach!

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