hihkaista

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Momentane aspect of the verb hihkua.

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hihkaista

  1. (intransitive) to shout shrilly, to call out, to shriek
    Vaivaudun, jos hotellin henkilökunta heti passin nähtyään hihkaisee suomeksi "terve".
    I'm bothered if the hotel staff shout "Terve!" as soon as they see my (Finnish) passport.
    Kenguru! hihkaisee pikku-Eemi.
    "Kangaroo!" little Eemi shouts.

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