harha-askel

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

harha-(stray) +‎ askel(step)

Noun[edit]

harha-askel

  1. misstep, false step (step that is wrong)
    Sodassa jokainen harha-askel saattoi olla kohtalokas.
    In war, every misstep could be fatal.
  2. misstep (error or mistake)
    Hänen kommenttinsa oli harha-askel, joka saattaa maksaa.
    His comment was a misstep that could cost him.

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