kumoon

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Etymology[edit]

Stem of the verb kumota (to tip over, turn upside down) with illative singular ending -Vn ("V" stands for a "vowel", which is usually the same as the vowel to which the stem ends).

Adverb[edit]

kumoon

  1. over, down, upside down (from an upright position to horizontal one)
    Hän kaatoi pullon kumoon ja vesi tuli pulputen ulos.
    He tipped the bottle over, and the water came gushing out.
  2. mennä ~ : to fall down
    Se rakennus vain meni kumoon!
    That building just fell over!

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