saattaa

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Finnish[edit]

(index sa)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *saattadak. Equivalent to saada +‎ -ttaa.

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saattaa (transitive)

  1. to escort, usher, see, accompany, walk
    Saatatko minut kotiin?
    Will you walk me home?
  2. ~ ulos: to see off (to accompany someone to a point of departure)
  3. to bring, drive (into a situation)
    Olet saattanut minut häpeään.
    You have brought me to a shame.
  4. (auxiliary, + infinitive) may (do, probably do); (in the conditional mood) might (do, probably do)
  5. (auxiliary, + infinitive; in simple past tense) to have the impudence/nerve (to do), dare ((to) do), be able to (do).
    Miten sinä saatoit arvostella meitä?
    How dare you criticize us?

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