Real Estonian: suurpuhastus

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Breakdown

Phrase

Tehtud - “done” - the past participle passive of “tegema” - “to do”

suurpuhastus - “grand cleaning” - nominative singular, noun

Sentence

Kirjuta - “write!”, 2P Imperative Present

meile - “to us”, noun, Allative (“to” case)

hinnapakkumise - “quote”, Genitive Singular, noun

saamiseks! - “the getting”, Translative Singular, noun

Analysis

  1. Finding the main verb: “Kirjuta” - “write!”

  2. Who is the actor? - implied “you” (the command is addressed to you)

  3. Write what? ❌

  4. Write to whom? “meile” - “to us”

  5. Leftover: “hinnapakkumise saamiseks” - in order to get a quote (literally “price offer”)

Vocabulary

suurpuhastus, suurpuhastuse, suurpuhastust, suurpuhastusi - “thorough cleaning”

kirjutama, kirjutada, kirjutab, kirjutatud - to write

hinnapakkumine, hinnapakkumise, hinnapakkumist, hinnapakkumisi - a quote, literally “price offer”

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