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laskea

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Finnish

(index la)

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: las·ke·a
  • IPA: /ˈlɑskeɑ(ʔ)/

Verb

laskea

  1. (transitive) To lower, drop.
  2. (transitive) To put down, set down, lay down.
  3. (transitive) To lay (e.g. the foundation of sth).
  4. (transitive) (with adverbs or verbs) To let.
    ~ sisään = to let in.
    ~ ulos = to let out.
    ~ karkuun = to let escape.
    ~ menemään = to let go (concretely; not in the sense "to dismiss/give notice to/fire").
    ~ irti = to let loose.
  5. (transitive) ~ liikkeelle/liikkeeseen = to release, put into circulation, issue.
  6. (transitive) To (let) run, (let) flow.
  7. (transitive) To count (the number of sth).
  8. (transitive) To calculate, figure.
  9. (transitive) To lower (e.g. prices), to decrease (the amount of sth).
  10. (transitive) (+ genitive-accusative + translative) To find, consider.
    Lasken sen eduksi.
    I consider it an advantage.
  11. (intransitive) To fall, drop.
  12. (intransitive) To lower (e.g. of prices), decrease (e.g. of the amount of sth).
  13. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To slope down, descend, drop off.
  14. (intransitive) To slide (down; by using some vehicle or instrument).
    ~ kelkalla mäkeä = to slide downhill with a sled.
    ~ suksilla mäkeä = to ski downhill.
  15. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To flow.
  16. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To set.

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