How to say play in Finnish pleɪ

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huvi

play(noun)

recreation; amusement

A person must have time for both work and play.

leikkiä

play(verb)

to amuse oneself

The child is playing in the garden; He is playing with his toys; The little girl wants to play with her friends.

näytelmä

play(noun)

an acted story; a drama

Shakespeare wrote many great plays.

pelata

play(verb)

to take part in (games etc)

He plays football; He is playing in goal; Here's a pack of cards; – who wants to play (with me)?; I'm playing golf with him this evening.

pelaaminen

play(noun)

the playing of a game

At the start of today's play, England was leading India by fifteen runs.

esittää

play(verb)

to act in a play etc; to act (a character)

She's playing Lady Macbeth; The company is playing in London this week.

välys

play(noun)

freedom of movement (eg in part of a machine).

esittää

play(verb)

(of a play etc) to be performed

`Oklahoma' is playing at the local theatre.

soittaa

play(verb)

to (be able to) perform on (a musical instrument)

She plays the piano; Who was playing the piano this morning?; He plays (the oboe) in an orchestra.

tehdä

play(verb)

(usually with on ) to carry out or do (a trick)

He played a trick on me.

pelata jonkun kanssa

play(verb)

(usually with at ) to compete against (someone) in a game etc

I'll play you at tennis.

välkehtiä

play(verb)

(of light) to pass with a flickering movement

The firelight played across the ceiling.

kohdistaa

play(verb)

to direct (over or towards something)

The firemen played their hoses over the burning house.

lyödä kortti peliin

play(verb)

to put down or produce (a playing-card) as part of a card game

He played the seven of hearts.


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