kieltää

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(index ki)

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kieltää

  1. (transitive) To forbid (someone = partitive, to do something = active 3rd infinitive in elative).
    Kielsin lastani juoksemasta kadulle.
    I forbade my child to run to the street.
  2. (transitive) To forbid, disallow, ban.
  3. (transitive, + genitive-accusative) To deny (to say that something does not exist).
  4. (transitive, + genitive-accusative) To renounce (also religiously), (archaic) to repudiate.
    Hän kielsi poikansa.
    She renounced/repudiated her son.
    Hän kielsi Jumalan.
    He renounced God.
  5. (transitive) To dispute, controvert.
  6. (transitive, law) kieltää jonkun testamentti = to contest someone's last will.

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