odottaa

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  • Hyphenation: o‧dot‧taa

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odottaa

  1. (transitive + partitive) to wait for, await, expect, anticipate
    Hän odottaa sinua.
    She is waiting for you.
    ~ innolla, mielenkiinnolla, jännityksellä etc. (+ partitive) = to look forward to (to anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure)
  2. (transitive) to expect (someone = genitive, to do something = active present participle singular in genitive, -van/-vän); to anticipate.
    Hän odotti heidän tulevan.
    She expected them to come.
  3. (transitive + partitive) to be expecting, be pregnant
    Hän odottaa poikaa.
    She is expecting a boy.

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