syyttää

FinnishEdit

(index sy)

EtymologyEdit

From the noun syy.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: syyt‧tää
  • IPA(key): [ˈsyːtːæː(ʔ)]

VerbEdit

syyttää

  1. (transitive + partitive) To blame (for something = elative), blame (sth) on, accuse (of something = elative).
    Hän syyttää minua epäonnistumisesta.
    S/he is blaming me for the failure.
    ...or...
    S/he is blaming the failure on me.
  2. (transitive, law + partitive) To accuse, charge, indict, prosecute, try, arraign (of/with/for something = elative).
    Milosevicia syytettiin kansanmurhasta.
    Milosevic was prosecuted for genocide.

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PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: syyt‧tää
  • IPA(key): [ˈsyːtːæː]
Last modified on 15 February 2014, at 12:02