kysyä

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Finnish[edit]

(index ky)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *küsüdäk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ky‧sy‧ä
  • Rhymes: pysyä
  • IPA(key): /ˈkysyæ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

kysyä

  1. (intransitive) To ask, inquire/enquire (someone = ablative, about/for/of = elative).
  2. (transitive) To ask, inquire/enquire (someone = ablative, about/for/of = partitive).
  3. (transitive, figuratively, + partitive) To take, require, necessitate, call for.

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See also[edit]

  • tivata (to ask tirelessly, demand something from someone, press someone for something; to dun (a payment) from someone)