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erkaantua

English translation: separate from, become detached from

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Finnish term or phrase:erkaantua
English translation:separate from, become detached from
Entered by: Yngve Roennike
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11:48 Jun 11, 2001
Finnish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science
Finnish term or phrase: erkaantua
Röyhkeät leijonat käyvät laumasta erkaantuneen poikasen kimppuun, mutta eivät onnistu surmaamaan sitä.
Yngve
separate from, become detached from
Explanation:
erkaantua
erkaannun, I separate (vi.)
erkaantuu, s/he separates
erkaantunut, separated from
erkaantuneen (accus.)

"daring lions set upon a young animal who had become detached from the herd but failed to kill it"
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Desmond O'Rourke
United States
Local time: 03:50
Grading comment
Fits the context. I could not find the word in any of my dictionaries (I wonder why)
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naseparate from, become detached from
Desmond O'Rourke


  

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separate from, become detached from


Explanation:
erkaantua
erkaannun, I separate (vi.)
erkaantuu, s/he separates
erkaantunut, separated from
erkaantuneen (accus.)

"daring lions set upon a young animal who had become detached from the herd but failed to kill it"
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Desmond O'Rourke
United States
Local time: 03:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 770
Grading comment
Fits the context. I could not find the word in any of my dictionaries (I wonder why)
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