riuhtoa

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Finnish[edit]

(index ri)

Verb[edit]

riuhtoa

  1. (transitive) to yank, tug (to pull hard repeatedly)
    Hän riuhtoi koiran pois haaskalta.
    He tugged the dog away from the carcass.
    Hän riuhtoi turhaan koiraa haaskalta.
    He tried in vain to tug the dog away from the carcass.
    Hän riuhtoi koiraa kunnes se alistui.
    He continued to yank the dog until it submitted to his will.

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If the yanking leads to the yanked object getting loose, the object is in genitive-accusative, otherwise in partitive-accusative, see examples above.

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