underlie englannista suomeksi
pohjata, olla perustana, pohjautua
To lie in a position directly beneath.
To lie under or beneath.
''A stratum of clay underlies the surface gravel.''
''a doctrine underlying a theory''
1941, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter 6,http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100131.txt
- (..) she was carved into the bole of a red cedar tree. Sun and storm had bleached the wood, moss here and there softened the crudeness of the modelling; sincerity underlay every stroke.
(quote-journal)| passage=Some poems, echoing the purpose of early poetic treatises on scientific principles, attempt to elucidate the mathematical concepts that underlie prime numbers. Others play with primes’ cultural associations. Still others derive their structure from mathematical patterns involving primes.
(RQ:Scott Ivanhoe) underlies the challenge of Brian der Bois Guilbert.