ottaa vaarin

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish ta vara. Earliest recorded use in the 1548 Finnish translation of the New Testament by Mikael Agricola[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ot·taa vaa·rin
  • IPA(key): /ˌotːɑːˈʋːɑːrin/

Verb[edit]

ottaa vaarin

  1. take advantage (of a situation)
  2. to heed, take into account, obey

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mummo ottaa vaarin". Research Institute for the Languages of Finland. Published on January 7, 2007.

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