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"We want to hug this boy with sisu."

Translation:Haluamme halata tätä sisukasta poikaa.

July 6, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patito1703

Why sisukasta ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patito1703

Because... halata must be used with partitive?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Boarcas

Yes, halata requires partitive. It's an irresultative action.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/merilingo0

why not poikasta?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Boarcas

Poikanen refers to offspring of other animals than humans.

It can also be used as a diminutive of poika, but as with all diminutives, one should be careful in their use.

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