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polttaa

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Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: polt·taa

Verb

polttaa (stem polt-*)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To burn:
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To smoke (to deliberately inhale smoke from cigarettes, other tobacco products or some other substances such as marijuana)
    • Häiritseekö, jos poltan?
      • Do you mind if I smoke?
    • Poltatteko? -Kyllä, poltan sikareita,
      • Do you smoke? -Yes, I smoke cigars.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To cauterize.

Derived terms

Synonyms

to smoke See: tupakoida

Usage notes

The difference between the Finnish verbs palaa and polttaa is that with palaa the fuel, or whatever is burning, is the subject of the sentence and with polttaa the fuel is an object. Both can be translated as "to burn" into English.

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