pronunciation of raa'asti

Discussion in 'Suomi (Finnish)' started by Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. Extra Virgin Olive Oil Senior Member

    Is "raa'asti" meant to be pronounced as though raa and asti are separate words, or should I pronounce "a" extra long here?
  2. Spongiformi Senior Member

    As if they were separate words. Because otherwise it would sound like a past tense of "raastaa", which means to grate (to grate a carrot, for example).

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