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ahtaa

FinnishEdit

(index ah)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *aktadak (to hang up to dry, to fill a grain-drying cabin), from Proto-Uralic *ëkta- (to hang up, to set up a trap).

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VerbEdit

ahtaa (transitive)

  1. to cram, stuff, fill, pack full
    Yritin ahtaa kirjat reppuun, mutta jouduin kantamaan ne käsin.
    I tried to cram the books into the bag, but I had to carry them in my hands.
  2. to supercharge (to increase the power of an internal combustion engine by compressing the inlet air)
  3. to turbocharge (to apply a turbocharger to increase the air pressure in the intake manifold of an engine)

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