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  1. forward, forth, out, up, to the front, signifying that something that has been hidden comes or is brought to the sight, either in a concrete way or allegorically; used with a verb that signifies motion (see the Usage notes below).

Usage notes[edit]

  • This adverb is used in various collocations. Here are some of the most common.
ottaa ~ to take up, to bring up (to address an issue)
panna/asettaa ~ to put on display/view
nousta ~ to stand out (to be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings)
tulla ~ to come up (to emerge as an issue)