omistaa

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  • Hyphenation: o‧mis‧taa
  • Rhymes: somistaa
  • IPA(key): [ˈomistɑː(ʔ)]

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omistaa

  1. (transitive) To own, have, possess.
    Minä omistan talon ja maatilan.
    I have/own/possess a house and a farm.
  2. (transitive) To dedicate, inscribe (a book, to someone = allative).
  3. (transitive) To devote, dedicate.
    Laura omisti elämänsä naisasialiikkeelle.
    Laura devoted her life to the feminist movement.
    Omistan tämän Wikisanakirja-artikkelin vaimolleni, joka on osoittanut ihastuttavaa ymmärrystä aikaa vievälle harrastukselleni.
    I dedicate this Wiktionary article to my wife, who has shown wonderful understanding to my time-consuming hobby.

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