äityä

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Finnish[edit]

(index ä)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: äi‧ty‧ä
  • IPA(key): /ˈæityæ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

äityä

  1. (intransitive) To take/fall (to some negative action = active 3rd infinitive in illative, -maan/-mään).
    ~ ryyppäämään = to hit the bottle.
    ~ kiroamaan = to let loose a string of curses.
  2. (intransitive, + negative adjective in translative) To become, get (sth negative).
    Kipu äityi niin kovaksi, että hän alkoi kiljua kurkku suorana.
    The pain got so severe that s/he started screaming at the top of his/her lungs.
  3. (intransitive) To get worked up/upset/excited, get a fit.

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