huuhdella

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Finnish[edit]

(index hu)

Etymology[edit]

Frequentative aspect of the verb huuhtoa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhuːhde̞lːɑˣ]
  • Hyphenation: huuh‧del‧la

Verb[edit]

huuhdella

  1. to flush (to cleanse by flooding with large amount of fluid)
    ~ vessa : to flush the toilet
  2. to rinse (to wash quickly with water and no soap)
    Sinun kannattaa huuhdella tuo tahra ennen kuin laitat paidan pesukoneeseen.
    You'd better rinse that stain before putting the shirt in the washing machine.
  3. to rinse (to remove soap from something using water)
    Huuhtele astiat pesun jälkeen!
    Rinse the dishes after you wash them!
  4. to wash (to carry away by the action of liquid)
    Hän huuhteli ruoan alas oluella.
    He washed the food down with beer.

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