perustua

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Finnish[edit]

(index pe)

Etymology[edit]

  • A passive verb, derived from the verb perustaa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pe‧rus‧tu‧a
  • IPA(key): [ˈperustuɑ(ʔ)]

Verb[edit]

perustua

  1. (intransitive, of a work of art, + illative) To be based on.
    Elokuva perustuu tositapahtumiin.
    The movie is based on a true story.
  2. (intransitive, of an opinion, + illative) To be based on, be grounded in.
    Mihin mielipiteesi perustuu?
    What is your opinion based on?
  3. (intransitive, of some sort of system, + illative) To be founded on, be based on, rest on.
    Tämä yhteiskunta perustuu luottamukselle.
    This society rests on confidence.

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