yltää

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ylä-.

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  • Hyphenation: yl‧tää
  • IPA(key): /ˈyltæː(ʔ)/

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yltää

  1. (intransitive + allative or illative) To (be able to) reach (usually with one's limbs).
    Yllät ylähyllylle?
    Can you reach the top shelf?
  2. (intransitive, (+ a person in partitive) + illative) To be/come up to.
    Vesi ylsi minua vyötäröön.
    The water was up to my waist.

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