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toimia

FinnishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈto̞imi.ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oimiɑ
  • Hyphenation: toi‧mi‧a

NounEdit

toimia

  1. Partitive plural form of toimi.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈto̞imi.ɑˣ]
  • Rhymes: -oimiɑ
  • Hyphenation: toi‧mi‧a

VerbEdit

toimia (intransitive)

  1. (of a machine or tool) to work, function
  2. to serve, act, work (as = essive)
    Äskeisten kuolemien pitäisi toimia herätyskellona muille vaarassa oleville.
    The recent deaths should serve as a wake-up call to others at risk.
    Sotilasuransa jälkeen hän toimi pappina kolmekymmentä vuotta.
    After his military career he worked as priest for thirty years.
  3. to be powered (by = adessive)
    Tämä CD-soitin toimii paristoilla.
    This CD player is powered by batteries.
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