liietä

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

liika (excess) >

Verb[edit]

liietä

  1. (intransitive) To have enough of something for being able to give part of it to someone else; may normally be translated into English with spare.
    Liikenisikö sinulta viisi minuuttia?
    Could you spare five minutes for me?
    Minulta liikenee aina rahaa Pelastusarmeijalle.
    I can always spare money for the Salvation Army.

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