levittää

FinnishEdit

(index le)

EtymologyEdit

  • Causative aspect of the verb levitä, derived from the adjective leveä (broad)

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VerbEdit

levittää (transitive)

  1. to spread, spread out
    Levitä tätä voita leivälle, niin laihdut!
    Spread this butter on your bread and you'll lose weight!
  2. to apply (paint; lotion, cream)
  3. to widen, expand; extend
  4. to propagate, disseminate
    Levittävätkö he uutta aatetta?
    Are they propagating a new ideology?
  5. to distribute (e.g. movie or music copies)
  6. to roll out
    levittää punainen matto
    to roll out the red carpet
  7. (figuratively) to peddle (to spread or cause to spread)

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Last modified on 13 February 2014, at 09:34