kavahtaa

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Finnish[edit]

(index ka)

Verb[edit]

kavahtaa

  1. (intransitive) To flinch, start, jump.
  2. (transitive, + partitive) To beware of.
  3. (transitive, + with a negation verb + partitive) To (will) stop at (nothing/nobody/none/no ...).
    He eivät kavahda mitään keinoja.
    They will stop at nothing. ('literally: "They won't get frightened by any methods/measures (used).")

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to (will) stop at nothing): kaihtaa (also with a negation verb)