aikuistua

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the term aikuinen (adult); aikuis- +‎ -stua.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑikuistu.ɑˣ]
  • Hyphenation: ai‧kuis‧tu‧a

Verb[edit]

aikuistua

  1. (intransitive) To grow up, mature, reach maturity, become an adult, come of age.

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Apart from describing physical changes, aikuistua can be used also when describing the change of behaviour.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to grow up, mature, reach maturity, become an adult, come of age): kasvaa aikuiseksi