kaatua

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Finnish[edit]

(index ka)

Etymology[edit]

A passive verb, derived from the verb kaataa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kaatua (intransitive)

  1. To fall (down/over).
  2. To fall (to die, especially in battle).
    Tämä on kaikkien ensimmäisessä maailmansodassa kaatuneiden muistomerkki.
    This is a monument to all those who fell in the First World War.
  3. (of a tree) To fall, crash to the ground.
  4. (of a wall etc.) To fall, crash, collapse.
  5. (of a liquid) To spill.
  6. (computing) To crash.
  7. (nautical) To capsize, keel over.

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