vastaan

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From vasta-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑstɑːn/, [ˈʋɑs̠t̪ɑːn]
  • Rhymes: -ɑstɑːn
  • Syllabification: vas‧taan

AdverbEdit

vastaan

  1. back
    hymyillä vastaanto smile back
    taistella vastaanto fight back
    Synonym: takaisin
  2. ottaa ~ = to receive, meet, accept

PostpositionEdit

vastaan (+ partitive or (less common) possessive suffix)

  1. (of an opinion) against
    Oletko sotaa vastaan?Are you against the war?
    Antonym: puolesta
  2. (of movement) towards
    Hän käveli minua vastaan.S/he walked towards me.
    tulla jotakuta vastaanto pick sb up
  3. (of movement) against
    uida virtaa vastaanto swim against the stream
    Antonym: mukana
  4. (commerce) for; against
    Myisimme auton taloa vastaan?Would we sell a car for a house?
    kuittia vastaanagainst a receipt

InflectionEdit

Personal/possessive forms of vastaan
no possessor vastaan
possessor singular plural
1st person vastaani vastaamme
2nd person vastaasi vastaanne
3rd person vastaansa

AntonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • See the inflection table.
  • vasta-

VerbEdit

vastaan

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of vastata.

NounEdit

vastaan

  1. Illative singular form of vasta.

AnagramsEdit