painautua

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

painaa (to press) +‎ -utua

Verb[edit]

painautua

  1. to press oneself (against something)
  2. to nestle (to press oneself against another affectionately)
  3. to huddle (to crowd together as when distressed or in fear)
    Lampaat painautuivat yhteen lämmitelläkseen.
    The sheep huddled together seeking warmth.

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