tulla

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Estonian[edit]

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tulla

  1. Da-infinitive of tulema.

Finnish[edit]

(index tu)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *tuldak, from Proto-Uralic *tole-. Cognate with Hungarian talál.

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tulla

  1. (intransitive) to come
    Hän tulee.
    She comes.
  2. (intransitive, elative + 3rd-pers. singular + noun/adjective in nominative or partitive or tulla by person + translative) to become, get, go, turn
    Hänestä tuli rikas.
    She became rich.
    He tulivat hulluiksi.
    They went crazy.
  3. (intransitive, impersonal, genitive + 3rd-pers. singular + infinitive) to have to do, be to do, should do, be supposed to do
    Minun tulee tehdä tämä huomiseksi.
    I have to do this by tomorrow.
  4. (intransitive) Auxiliary verb for emphasized future tense. Usually, the nonpast tense should be used instead of this.
    Nimeni on Tapani ja tapani tulette tuntemaan.
    My name is Tapani and you will learn my manners.
  5. (intransitive, slang) to cum, orgasm
  6. (intransitive, + active past participle in translative) to manage to do (more or less unintentionally), succeed in doing (more or less unintentionally)
    Hän tuli tehneeksi pahan virheen.
    She managed to do a big mistake.

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