ravistaa

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ra‧vis‧taa
  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑʋistɑː(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

ravistaa

  1. (transitive) To shake (to cause to move).

Usage notes[edit]

  • Verbs ravistaa and ravistella and the corresponding nouns ravistus and ravistelu are quite close in meaning. However, ravistaa and ravistus tend to refer to a more short-term and/or regular action, whereas ravistella (a frequentative verb) and ravistelu refer to a more long-term and/or erratic shaking.
    Ravista ennen käyttöä. = Shake before using.
    Jatkuvat maanjäristykset ravistelivat rakennuksia. = Continuous earthquakes shook the buildings.

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