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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally: to leave somebody to the support of their own luck

VerbEdit

jättää oman onnensa nojaan

  1. To hang out to dry, to leave to one's own devices
    Minut jätettiin oman onneni nojaan.
    I was hung out to dry.

ConjugationEdit

See jättää. oman and nojaan are not inflected. onnen takes the appropriate possessive suffix: onneni, onnesi, onnensa, onnemme, onnenne, onnensa.