syyllistyä

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Finnish[edit]

(index s)

Etymology[edit]

  • Originally a passive verb, derived from the verb syyllistää.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: syyl‧lis‧ty‧ä
  • IPA(key): /ˈsyːlːistyæ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

syyllistyä

  1. (intransitive, + illative) To perpetrate, commit, be guilty of.
    Olenko syyllistynyt rikokseen?
    Have I perpetrated a crime?

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Syyllistyä is used especially in legal contexts to implicitly describe that a person has been proved guilty.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to perpetrate, commit, be guilty of): tehdä (+ accusative)