Last modified on 17 August 2014, at 14:26

poiketa

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

poike- +‎ -ta

VerbEdit

poiketa

  1. (intransitive + elative) to differ from, be different from, depart, deviate, diverge (not to have the same traits, characteristics)
  2. (intransitive) to deviate, stray, wander; to diverge, swerve, veer (to change course or plan; to go off course; to fall outside, e.g. of a norm)
    Hän poikkeaa suunnasta. Seuratkaa!
    He's deviating from the course. Follow him!
  3. (intransitive + elative) to digress, deviate (to turn aside from the main subject of attention, or course of argument)
  4. (intransitive) to drop by, drop in (to visit without an appointment)
    Poikkea kaupassa hakemassa maitoa, kun tulet kotiin.
    On your way home, please drop in at the shop to get some milk.

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SynonymsEdit

  • (to differ, be different): erota

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