seistä

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *seistäk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: seis‧tä
  • IPA(key): /ˈseistæ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

seistä (intransitive, defective)

  1. To stand.
  2. To be at a halt.
    Tehdas on seissyt kolme viikkoa.
    The factory has been at a halt for three weeks.
  3. (colloquial) adessive + 3rd-pers. singular = to have an erection.
    Hänellä ei seissyt.
    He didn't have an erection.
Conjugation[edit]
  • (Defective conjugation:) The verb has its own forms only in passive (the impersonal forms), in imperative mood, in potential mood, in the passive present participle and in the past participles active and passive. Otherwise its forms have been replaced with those of seisoa.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • interjections: seis

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seistä

  1. Elative singular form of sei.
  2. Elative plural form of sei.

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