pysyä

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Finnish[edit]

(index py)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: py‧sy‧ä
  • Rhymes: kysyä
  • IPA(key): /ˈpysyæ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

pysyä

  1. (intransitive) To stay, remain.
  2. (intransitive) ~ (kiinni) = to hold (tight/fast), not come/fall off/out.
  3. (intransitive, + inessive) To keep/stick to, not deviate from; not to renege on, not change one's mind on.
    Yritän pysyä aikataulussa.
    I'm trying to stick to the schedule/not to be late.
    Yritän pysyä lupauksessani.
    I'm trying to stick to my promise/not to break my promise.
    Pysy totuudessa!
    Don't deviate from the truth! / Stick to the truth!
    Toinen osapuoli ei pysynyt sopimuksessa.
    The other party reneged on the agreement.

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