lyödä

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Finnish[edit]

(index ly)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *löödäk, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *lewi- (to throw) or *lexi- (to throw). Cognates include Estonian lööma, Komi-Zyrian лыйны (lyjny, to throw, to shoot), and Hungarian (to shoot).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: lyö‧dä
  • Rhymes: syödä
  • IPA(key): /ˈlyødæ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

lyödä

  1. (transitive) to hit, strike, knock
  2. (transitive) to beat (also figuratively)
    Löin rumpuja kovaa.
    I beat the drums hard.
  3. (transitive) to hurl, chuck, pitch, heave
  4. (intransitive) to crash (of waves); to flap (of a sail); to knock (of knees); to chatter (of teeth); to pound, beat (of a heart, rain); to beat (of an artery); to strike (of lightning; of time); to ring (of a sound)
  5. (transitive) ~ rahaa = to mint/coin money.

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