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väärin

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Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
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See also vaarin

Finnish

(index vä)

Etymology

instructive plural of väärä (wrong).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈʋæːrin]
  • Rhymes: -æːrin
  • Hyphenation: vää‧rin

Adverb

väärin

  1. wrong (both meanings; incorrectly, not correspondingly to the reality and in the morally wrong way)
    Hän vastasi väärin.
    S/he answered incorrectly.
    Hän teki väärin päättäessään olla antamatta hyväntekeväisyyteen.
    S/he made the wrong thing deciding not to give the money to charity.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) olla ~ to be incorrect, not correspond to the reality
    Hänen vastauksensa oli väärin.
    His/Her answer was incorrect.

Antonyms

  • (wrong: not correspondingly to the reality; in the morally wrong way): oikein
  • (being incorrect, not corresponding to the reality): oikein

Adjective

väärin

  1. Instructive plural form of väärä.

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