haltuun

FinnishEdit

PostpositionEdit

haltuun

  1. to the possession (of)
    Sain haltuuni tärkeän kartan.
    I got an important map into my possession.
    Myöhemmin kartta joutui vihollisen haltuun.
    Later the map ended up to the possession of the enemy.
    Joutuessaan heidän haltuunsa se voi olla vaarallinen.
    When ending up in their possession it may be dangerous.

Derived termsEdit

  • haltuunotto
  • ottaa haltuun

Usage notesEdit

When the headword of haltuun is a personal pronoun, a possessive suffix is added to it and the personal pronoun itself may usually, but not always, be omitted.

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Last modified on 3 November 2013, at 17:55