anastaa

FinnishEdit

(index an)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑnɑstɑː(ʔ)/
  • Hyphenation: a‧nas‧taa

VerbEdit

anastaa

  1. (transitive) To take possession (of sth) without the owner's permission, seize, grab, steal, purloin, annex, usurp.
    Sinun täytyy anastaa maata.
    You should annex land.
    Sinun täytyy anastaa valta
    You should usurp power.

Usage notesEdit

  • (to steal, purloin) Anastaa has a nuance that the owner is witnessing the stealing, whereas varastaa often means that the property is stolen without the owner noticing.

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Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 03:44