naittaa

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Causative aspect of naida (to marry (someone))

Verb[edit]

naittaa (transitive)

  1. to marry (to dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife or husband)
    Kuningas on innokas naittamaan tyttärensä vaikutusvaltaisille prinsseille.
    The king is keen to marry his daughters to influential princes.
  2. to marry off (to force someone to marry)
    Lopulta, kun nuorimmaiselle ei yksikään prinssi kelvannut, kuningas naittoi hänet kalastajalle.
    In the end, when none of the princes would please the youngest, the king married her off to a fisherman.
  3. (informal) to staple (to bind with staples)

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Verb[edit]

naittaa

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of naittaa.