talvehtia

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Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

talvehtia

  1. (intransitive) to winter, overwinter (spend the winter in)
    Hyönteiset voivat talvehtia pudonneissa hedelmissä, jos niitä ei korjata pois.
    Insects may overwinter in fallen fruit if it is not removed.

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Usage notes[edit]

The verb talvehtia is used of animals and some organized groups of people, such as armies. For individuals and families, the expression is viettää (to spend) talvi (the winter).

Vietämme talvet Floridassa.
We spend the winters in Florida.