ryhtyä

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ryh‧ty‧ä
  • Rhymes: -yhtyæ
  • IPA(key): /ˈryçtyæˣ/

Verb[edit]

ryhtyä

  1. (transitive, auxiliary, + active 3rd infinitive in illative) to set out (to do something), start (doing something), begin (to do)
    Ryhdyin ostamaan vanhoja maalauksia.
    I started buying old paintings.
    Ryhdyin harrastamaan uintia.
    I took up swimming.
  2. (intransitive, + translative) to become (usually a proponent of a profession)
    Valmistuttuaan hän ryhtyi opettajaksi.
    After graduating s/he became a teacher.

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