valittaa

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Finnish[edit]

(index va)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: va‧lit‧taa
  • Rhymes: alittaa
  • IPA(key): /ˈvɑlitːɑː(ʔ)/

Verb[edit]

valittaa

  1. (intransitive) To moan, groan.
  2. (intransitive, + elative) To complain about, grouse about, gripe about, whine about.
  3. (intransitive, law) To appeal (a decision = elative, to a higher instance = illative).
    Mies valitti Helsingin käräjäoikeuden tuomiosta Helsingin hovioikeuteen.
    The man appealed the sentence of the Helsinki District Court to the Helsinki Court of Appeal.
  4. (transitive, + partitive) To apologize for, make one's apologies, be sorry, deplore, regret.

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