esitellä

FinnishEdit

(index es)

EtymologyEdit

A frequentative verb, derived from the verb esittää.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: e‧si‧tel‧lä
  • IPA(key): /ˈesitelːæ(ʔ)/

VerbEdit

esitellä (transitive)

  1. to introduce (to cause to be acquainted with someone else)
    Saanko esitellä sinut ystävilleni?
    Let me introduce you to my friends.
  2. to introduce (to make known by formal announcement or recommendation)
    Senaattori aikoo esitellä lain seuraavassa istunnossa.
    The senator plans to introduce the bill in the next session.
    Esittelen vierailevan puhujamme.
    Let me introduce our guest speaker.
  3. to present, explain, expound upon
  4. to show around, give a tour of (a place); to demonstrate (e.g. the function of a machine); to display

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Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 15:42