karata

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karata (intransitive)

  1. to escape, run away, flee, fly.
    Rangaistusvanki karkasi vankilasta.
    The convict escaped from the prison.
  2. to elope
    Mies karkasi rakastettunsa kanssa.
    The man eloped with his beloved.
  3. (military) to desert
    Muutama amerikkalainen karkasi vihollisen puolelle.
    A few Americans deserted to the enemy side.
  4. to abscond, run off, make off
    Myyjän käräyttämä vanha nainen karkasi tavaroidensa kanssa kaupasta juuri, kun vartija tuli paikalle.
    The old lady caught by a salesperson ran off from the shop with the goods just when the watchman came there.
  5. (archaic) to leap, charge

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