lyttyyn

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Finnish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

lyttyyn

  1. flattened, squeezed between something or collapsed, but still in one piece.
    Hänen silinterinsä meni lyttyyn, kun hänen seuralaisensa istui vahingossa sen päälle.
    His top hat was flattened, when his companion accidentally sat on it.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word looks as if it was illative of the word lytty, but such word does not exist.
  • The term lyttyyn focuses on the transformation when something is flattened, whereas lytyssä refers to the state of having been flattened.

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