lakata

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Finnish[edit]

(index la)

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lakata (intransitive)

  1. to cease, come to an end, end, stop, finish
    Aloin menestyä heti, kun lakkasin tekemästä kompromisseja.
    I became successful as soon as I stopped making compromises.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From lakka (lacquer, varnish) >

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lakata (transitive, intransitive)

  1. to varnish, lacquer
  2. to shellac (to coat with shellac)
Usage notes[edit]
(to shellac): If one wants to point out that the coating has been done with shellac and not just with any varnish, the expressions käsitellä / lakata sellakalla may be used.
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