pitää paikkansa

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pitää ‎(to hold) + paikka ‎(place) + -nsa ‎(3rd person possessive suffix)

Verb[edit]

pitää paikkansa

  1. to hold true, be true (to be true, valid or applicable)
    Pitää paikkansa!
    It holds true.
    That's true.
    Ei pidä paikkaansa.
    That doesn't hold true.
    That isn't true.

Conjugation[edit]

Used only in third person and in infinitive and participle forms. In negative forms nominative paikkansa is replaced with partitive paikkaansa.

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