potkaista

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Finnish[edit]

(index po)

Etymology[edit]

Momentane aspect of the non-existent verb *potkata, from which the verb potkia (to kick) is also derived.

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Verb[edit]

potkaista

  1. (transitive) To kick (once).

Usage notes[edit]

  • Potkia expresses continuous kicking that is not temporally confined, whereas potkaista is a momentane verb, expressing one kick lasting only a short, transient moment.

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