täytyä

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Finnish[edit]

(index tä)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: täy‧ty‧ä
  • Rhymes: räytyä
  • IPA(key): /ˈtæɥtyæ(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

täytyä

  1. (intransitive, impersonal, auxiliary) genitive + 3rd-pers. singular + infinitive = to must, have to.
    Minun täytyy lähteä nyt.
    I must leave now.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Only the third-person singular forms are used.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Täytyä expresses absolute necessity to do something, whereas its near synonym pitää does not have as unconditional a nuance as täytyä.

Synonyms[edit]