katsoa

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Finnish[edit]

(index ka)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑtsoɑ/
  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑtːoɑ/ (dialectal)
  • Hyphenation: kat‧so‧a
  • Hyphenation: kat‧to‧a (dialectal)

Verb[edit]

katsoa

  1. (transitive, + partitive) To look, have a look, take a look (+ at).
    Katsoin sitä.
    I looked at it.
  2. (transitive, + accusative) To watch.
    Katsoin elokuvaa.
    I was watching a movie. (incomplete action)
    Katsoin elokuvan.
    I watched a movie. (completed action)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Katsoa expresses more attentive watching than katsella.
  • The second-person singular imperative "katso!" is a false friend of the Italian word cazzo.

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