kertoa

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Finnish[edit]

(index ke)

Etymology[edit]

Originally the frequentative aspect of kerrata.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ker‧to‧a

Verb[edit]

kertoa

  1. to tell
    Kertoiko hän mitään eilisestä?
    Did s/he tell anything about yesterday?
  2. (mathematics) to multiply
  3. to have it (to understand, believe, let believe)
    Huhu kertoo, että etsit uutta työtä.
    Rumour has it you're looking for a new job.
    Tavallinen viisaus kertoo, että lämpö nousee ylöspäin, mutta itse asiassa se leviää: kuuma ilma nousee.
    Conventional wisdom has it that heat rises, but in fact heat diffuses: hot air rises.

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