FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Illative plural of esi-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈesiːn/, [ˈe̞s̠iːn]
  • Rhymes: -esiːn
  • Syllabification: e‧siin

AdverbEdit

esiin

  1. (of movement) out (of hiding), in the open, into sight
    vetää ase esiin = to pull out a gun.
    tuoda esiin = to bring out in the open, disclose.
    nousta esiin = to stand out (to be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings)
  2. (of movement) forward, forth
    astua esiin = to step forward/forth.
    kutsua esiin = to call out/forth, (law) to call to the stand.
    tuoda esiin = to bring up, take out (into discussion), point out.

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AntonymsEdit

  • (out of hiding, into sight) piiloon

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