talvehtia

FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

talvehtia

  1. (intransitive) to winter, overwinter (spend the winter in)
    Hyönteiset voivat talvehtia pudonneissa hedelmissä, jos niitä ei korjata pois.
    Insects may overwinter in fallen fruit if it is not removed.

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit

The verb talvehtia is used of animals and some organized groups of people, such as armies. For individuals and families, the expression is viettää (to spend) talvi (the winter).

Vietämme talvet Floridassa.
We spend the winters in Florida.
Last modified on 25 September 2013, at 06:23