lihottaa

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Finnish[edit]

(index li)

Etymology[edit]

  • A causative verb, derived from the verb lihoa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: li‧hot‧taa
  • IPA(key): /ˈlihotːɑː/

Verb[edit]

lihottaa (transitive, and , intransitive)

  1. to fatten (to cause to become fatter)
    Meidän täytyy lihottaa kalkkuna kiitospäiväksi.
    We must fatten the turkey in time for Thanksgiving.
  2. to be fattening (to), to fatten up
    Alkoholi lihottaa.
    Alcohol is fattening.
    Suklaa lihottaa minua, mutta jääteö ei.
    Chocolate fattens me up, but ice cream doesn't.

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