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Etymology

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *terp-. Possible cognate: Old English þurfan.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: tar‧vi‧ta

Verb

tarvita (stem tarvi-*)

  1. (transitive) To need, require.
    Tarvitsemme lisää paperia.
    We need more paper.
  2. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) genitive + 3rd-pers. sg. = to need (to do sth), have (to do sth).
    Ei sinun tarvitse mennä sinne.
    You don't need to go there.

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Verb

tarvita

  1. Impersonal indicative present connegative form of tarvita.

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