ilmoittautua

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Finnish[edit]

(index il)

Etymology[edit]

A reflexive verb, derived from the verb ilmoittaa.

Verb[edit]

ilmoittautua (intransitive)

  1. to enrol/enroll in, register in (school = kouluun, a course = kurssille)
  2. to sign up for (to add one's name to the list of people who are participating in something)
    Terry ilmoittautui jalkapallojoukkueeseen.
    Terry signed up for the soccer team.
  3. to enter (a competition, contest = kilpailuun)
  4. (military) to report (to show up or appear at an appointed time; to present oneself)

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Usage notes[edit]

The occasion into which one enrols, signs up or enters is in illative or allative case, depending on the kind of event. There's no clear rule for choosing between the two.

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