vihkiä

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Finnish[edit]

(index vi)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʋiçki.æˣ]
  • Hyphenation: vih‧ki‧ä

Verb[edit]

vihkiä

  1. (transitive) To marry, wed, join in holy matrimony (to perform the ceremony of joining spouses).
  2. (transitive + genitive-accusative + translative) To ordain (priest); to consecrate (bishop).
    Hänet (= acc.) vihittiin papiksi (= transl.).
    S/he was ordained priest.
  3. (transitive) To consecrate, dedicate (a church); to open, inaugurate (something to be used).
  4. (transitive) To devote, dedicate, consecrate (one's life; to something = allative).

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