Last modified on 5 October 2014, at 22:30

vetää

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *wetä. Cognates include Hungarian vezet. The Finno-Ugric root may be related to Indo-European *wedʰ-, either as loan or through genetic relationship.[1]

VerbEdit

vetää

  1. (transitive) to pull
  2. (transitive) to lead
    Vedän tätä ryhmää.
    I lead this group.
  3. (intransitive) to blow (of the draft)
    Ikkunan luona vetää.
    The draft blows by the window.
  4. to wind up (to tighten by winding or twisting)
    Kronometri täytyy vetää tarkalleen 24 tunnin välein, jotta se olisi mahdollisimman tarkka.
    The chronometer must be 'wound up exactly every 24 hours in order for it to be as precise as possible.
  5. ~ oikeuteen : to bring to justice, sue

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

vetää pois = to retract
vetää sisään = to retract

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McRobbie-Utasi, Zita : Genealogical Classification (Part 2), Lecture #4