päästä

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päästä

  1. (intransitive) To get to, reach, arrive at/in (a place).
    Kuinka pääsen lentokentälle?
    How do I get to the airport?
    En päässyt aivan huipulle, koska puhkesi lumimyrsky.
    I didn't quite reach the summit, because a snowstorm broke out.
  2. (intransitive) To get to go, be allowed/permitted to go.
  3. (intransitive) To get in, be admitted to.
  4. (intransitive) (+ illative) To make it to, get to (a place/level), reach, attain, achieve.
  5. (intransitive) (+ act. 3rd inf. in illat.) To manage (to do; to happen by accident).
  6. (intransitive) (+ elative) To get rid of (a person); to get over (a feeling).
  7. (intransitive) To avoid, escape, get out of, not have/need, be spared the necessity of (doing/to do = act. 3rd inf. in elat.).
  8. (intransitive) (+ elative) To evade, elude, escape, get off/by.
  9. (intransitive) To be released/discharged (from a hospital; from prison).
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päästä

  1. in, after, a [period] from (after a period of time).
    Alle kuuden tunnin päästä pitäisi työkkäriin mennä, silti istun täällä.
    In under six hours I should go to the employment agency, and yet I'm sitting nevertheless here.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From pää (head).

Noun[edit]

päästä

  1. Elative singular form of pää.