naputtaa

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Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

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naputtaa

  1. To tap (to touch one's finger, foot, or other body parts on a surface, usually repeatedly).
    Hän oli niin hermostunut, että alkoi naputtaa pöytää sormillaan.
    He was so nervous he began to tap his fingers on the table.
  2. To make a sharp noise.
    Tuulessa huojuva puu alkoi naputtaa ikkunaan.
    The tree, swaying in the breeze, began to tap on the window pane.
  3. (colloquial) To type.
  4. (colloquial) To nag.

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