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pelätä

FinnishEdit

(index pe)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *pelkä-, derived from Proto-Uralic *peli- of identical meaning (whence eg. Hungarian fél).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pe‧lä‧tä
  • IPA(key): /ˈpelætæ(ʔ)/

VerbEdit

pelätä

  1. (transitive, + partitive) To fear, dread, be afraid of.
    Norsut pelkäävät hiiriä.
    The elephants are afraid of mice.

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