Last modified on 18 April 2015, at 19:44

seistä

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *seistäk.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: seis‧tä
  • IPA(key): /ˈseistæ(ʔ)/

VerbEdit

seistä (intransitive, defective)

  1. To stand.
  2. To be at a halt.
    Tehdas on seissyt kolme viikkoa.
    The factory has been at a halt for three weeks.
  3. (colloquial) adessive + 3rd-pers. singular = to have an erection.
    Hänellä ei seissyt.
    He didn't have an erection.
ConjugationEdit
  • (Defective conjugation:) The verb has its own forms only in passive (the impersonal forms), in imperative mood, in potential mood, in the passive present participle and in the past participles active and passive. Otherwise its forms have been replaced with those of seisoa.
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • interjections: seis

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

seistä

  1. Elative singular form of sei.
  2. Elative plural form of sei.

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