saada alkunsa

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Verb[edit]

saada alkunsa

  1. (idiomatic) to come into being (to form; to start to exist)
    Sosiologit haluaisivat tutkia, kuinka tämä ilmiö sai alkunsa.
    Sociologists would like to study how this phenomenon came into being.
    Me ihmiset saimme todennäköisesti alkumme Afrikassa.
    We, the mankind, probably came into being in Africa.

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