ylentää

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ylene- +‎ -tää

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: y‧len‧tää
  • IPA(key): /ˈylentæː/

Verb[edit]

ylentää

  1. (transitive) To raise, lift, elevate.
  2. (transitive) To promote someone (= genitive-accusative) to a post (= translative), give a promotion to.
    • Hänet ylennettiin luutnantiksi.
      • S/he was promoted to lieutenant.
  3. (transitive) To raise someone (= genitive-accusative) (to a higher social status).
  4. (transitive) To uplift, elevate (mind).

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