kierrellä

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Finnish[edit]

(index ki)

Etymology[edit]

Frequentative aspect of the verb kiertää (circle, orbit).

Verb[edit]

kierrellä

  1. to walk or drive around, wander
  2. to avoid a subject in discussion, to mince words, to beat around the bush
    Sinä kiertelet!
    You're avoiding the subject!
    En kiertele, olen alkoholisti.
    I'm not mincing words, I'm an alcoholic.

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