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päästä

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Etymology 1

Verb

päästä (stem pääs-*)

  1. (intransitive) To get to, reach, arrive at/in (a place).
  2. (intransitive) To get to go, be allowed/permitted to go.
  3. (intransitive) To get in, be admitted to.
  4. (intransitive) (+ illative) To make it to, get to (a place/level), reach, attain, achieve.
  5. (intransitive) (+ act. 3rd inf. in illat.) To manage (to do; to happen by accident).
  6. (intransitive) (+ elative) To get rid of (a person); to get over (a feeling).
  7. (intransitive) To avoid, escape, get out of, not have/need, be spared the necessity of (doing/to do = act. 3rd inf. in elat.).
  8. (intransitive) (+ elative) To evade, elude, escape, get off/by.
  9. (intransitive) To be released/discharged (from a hospital; from prison).
See also
  • ~ vapaaksi = to get free
  • ~ karkuun/pakoon = to escape
  • ~ käsiksi = to get one's hands on

Verb

päästä

  1. Indicative present connegative form of päästää.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of päästää.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of päästää.

Etymology 2

From pää (head)

Noun

päästä

  1. Elative singular form of pää.

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