sinutella

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Finnish[edit]

(index si)

Etymology[edit]

From the personal pronoun sinä (you (sg.)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsinutelːɑ(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: si‧nu‧tel‧la
  • Rhymes:

Verb[edit]

sinutella

  1. (transitive, + partitive) To address someone (especially friends and relatives) with the second-person singular form of the personal pronoun in an informal manner (in languages where that person is distinguishable from the plural); (the equivalent in English customs:) to address a person by her/his first name.
    Suomessa vieraita ihmisiä voi periaatteessa sinutella.
    When in Finland, one can address strangers, in essence, by saying sinä.

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Antonyms[edit]

  • (to address someone with the pronoun of the 2nd-pers sg. or by his/her first name): teititellä