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valjeta

FinnishEdit

(index va)

EtymologyEdit

From the adjective valkea.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: val‧je‧ta
  • Rhymes: haljeta
  • IPA(key): /ˈvɑljetɑ(ʔ)/

VerbEdit

valjeta

  1. (intransitive) To whiten, blanch, bleach (to become lighter or whiter in color).
  2. (intransitive) To dawn (with the subject aamu, "morning", which is translated into the English impersonal subject it).
    Aamu valkenee.
    It is dawning.
  3. (intransitive, e.g. of the sky) To light up, brighten.
    Taivas valkenee.
    The sky is lighting up.
  4. (intransitive, figuratively) To dawn, light up, brighten.
    Vihdoin minulle valkeni, miksi niin tapahtui.
    Finally it dawned on me why it happened.

ConjugationEdit