rangaista

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Finnish[edit]

(index ra)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ran‧gais‧ta
  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑŋːɑistɑ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

rangaista

  1. (transitive) To punish, penalise/penalize, mete out a penalty/punishment for.

Usage notes[edit]

  • There is also a form rankaista which is quite widely used alongside rangaista, although it is considered colloquial and non-standard Finnish. Sometimes the fluctuation between g and k in the inflected forms tends to cause difficulties even for native Finns.

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