hallita

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Finnish[edit]

(index ha)

Etymology[edit]

Germanic; a cognate of English hold, German halten, Swedish hålla.

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hallita

  1. to rule, govern, reign, administer, command, master.
  2. to master (to have the skill).
  3. to control (to exercise influence over, to suggest or dictate the behavior of).
    Hän pystyi hallitsemaan lelukuormuria yksinkertaisella kaukosäätimellä.
    With a simple remote, he could control the toy truck.
  4. to be in charge (to have the power of command or control)
    Tämä verkkoselain sallii sinun hallita omia asetuksiasi.
    This internet browser puts you in charge of your personal settings.

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