kiristyä

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Finnish[edit]

(index ki)

Etymology[edit]

  • A passive verb, derived from the verb kiristää.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ki‧ris‧ty‧ä
  • Rhymes: piristyä
  • IPA(key): /ˈkiristyæ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

kiristyä

  1. (intransitive) To tighten (to become tighter).
  2. (intransitive) To become strained (to become tense).
  3. (intransitive, of a difficult situation or state of affairs) To worsen, to become more intense or critical.
    • Jännitys kriisialueella on kiristynyt.
      • The tension in the crisis area has increased.
  4. (intransitive, of sub-zero temperatures) To get/become colder.
    • Pakkanen kiristyy.
      • The (already freezing) air is getting colder.

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