Last modified on 15 February 2014, at 07:28

purkaa

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pur‧kaa

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

purkaa (transitive)

  1. To dismantle, dissemble, take apart (into pieces).
  2. To disentangle, undo, clear (up) (a mess).
  3. To unravel (a knitwear), unstitch (a stitch).
  4. To untie (a knot), unwind (a bandage, dressing), untwist (a rope), unwrap (package paper), unpack (contents of a package; baggage).
  5. To unload (a burden).
  6. To unpack (a suitcase).
  7. To demolish, wreck, tear/pull/take down (a building).
  8. To strike (a set, wings in theatre).
  9. To dissolve, liquidate (a company, corporation).
  10. To cancel, annul, revoke (a contract, deal); annul (a marriage).
  11. To break off (an engagement).
  12. (law) To rescind, reverse (a decision).
  13. To defuse (a bomb).
  14. To discharge (a battery).
  15. To discharge, release, vent, take out (emotions); to unburden, lighten (one's heart), let off steam.
  16. To decrypt, decipher (a secret message).
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

purkaa

  1. Second-person plural imperative present form of purra.

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