puhjeta

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Finnish[edit]

(index pu)

Etymology[edit]

puhje- +‎ -ta

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: puh‧je‧ta
  • IPA(key): /ˈpuxjetɑ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

puhjeta (intransitive)

  1. (of something full e.g. of gas) to pop, burst, (e.g. of something sewn or of an abscess) to rupture
    Hän puhkesi kyyneliin kesken kertomuksensa.
    She burst into tears in the middle of her story.
  2. (of a flower) to open, blossom
  3. (of a war, epidemy, storm) to break out
  4. ~ nauruun = to burst out laughing/into laughter
  5. ~ itkuun = to burst out crying/into tears

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