pettää

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Finnish[edit]

(index pe)

Etymology[edit]

From Baltic *spend-. Cognates include Lithuanian spéndžia.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pet‧tää
  • IPA(key): /ˈpetːæː(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

pettää

  1. (transitive) To cheat, con, swindle, defraud
  2. (transitive) To deceive, delude, mislead.
  3. (transitive) To betray.
  4. (transitive) To cheat on (to be unfaithful to).
  5. (intransitive) To give way, break down, fall/tumble down.
  6. (transitive) To let down, disappoint, desert, fail.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ www.sgr.fi/susa/92/koivulehto.pdf