1. kertoa, sanoa

  2. käskeä, määrätä; pyytää, kehottaa

  3. erottaa, tunnistaa

Esimerkkejä tell sanan käytöstä:

'Tell' me what happened last night

I cant 'tell' you how happy I am

to 'tell' lies – puhua valhetta

Dont 'tell' me what to do!

How do you 'tell' a Communist?

She is African American? Really? You could never 'tell'.

Liittyvät sanat: tell against , tell apart , tell off , tell on



  1. arvata, päätellä, huomata, poiketa asiasta, eksyä aiheesta, poiketa aiheesta, harhautua aiheesta, eksyä, kaarrella, poiketa, informoida, tiedottaa, olla merkki jostakin, olla merkkinä jostakin, olla merkkinä, viitata johonkin, merkitä, indikoida, viitata, juoruta, paljastaa, laverrella, ilmoittaa, tuoda ilmi, tuoda päivänvaloon, tuoda esiin, ilmaista, julkistaa, tuoda julki, kertoa.

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Liittyvät sanat: tellinki, telluuri, telluurinen, telluurio.





kannella puhekieltä To count, reckon, or enumerate.


1590, (w), (w), II.vii:
And in his lap a masse of coyne he told, / And turned vpsidowne, to feede his eye / A couetous desire with his huge threasury.
1875, Hugh MacMillan, The Sunday Magazine:
Only He who made them can tell the number of the stars, and mark the place of each in the order of the one great dominant spiral.
puhekieltä To narrate.
puhekieltä To convey by speech; to say.
puhekieltä To instruct or inform.
Bible, (w) xii. 18
Why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?
puhekieltä To order; to direct, to say to someone.
(w) (1812-1870)
He told her not to be frightened.
Stability was restored, but once the re-entry propulsion was activated, the crew was told to prepare to come home before the end of their only day in orbit.
puhekieltä To discern, notice, identify or distinguish.
(RQ:EHough PrqsPrc)
Captain Edward Carlisle, soldier as he was, martinet as he was, felt a curious sensation of helplessness seize upon him as he met her steady gaze, her alluring smile; he could not tell what this prisoner might do.
puhekieltä To reveal.
puhekieltä To be revealed.
1990, (w), Under Siege, 1991 (w) edition, ISBN 0671742949, p.409:
Cherry looks old, Mergenthaler told himself. His age is telling. Querulous — that's the word. He's become a whining, querulous old man absorbed with trivialities.
puhekieltä To have an effect, especially a noticeable one; to be apparent, to be demonstrated.
1859 (w), (w)
Opinion ought … to give merited honour to every one, whatever opinion he may hold(..)keeping nothing back which tells, or can be supposed to tell, in their favour.
{{quote-journal|date=September 18, 2011|author=Ben Dirs|work=BBC Sport
(label) To use beads or similar objects as an aid to prayer.
puhekieltä To inform someone in authority about a wrongdoing.

I saw you steal those sweets! Im going to tell!''

A reflexive, often habitual behavior, (non-gloss definition) one occurring in a context that often features attempts at deception by persons under psychological stress (such as a poker game or police interrogation), that reveals information that the person exhibiting the behavior is attempting to withhold.
puhekieltä That which is told; a tale or account.
I am at the end of my tell.
puhekieltä A private message to an individual in a chat room; a whisper.
puhekieltä A mound, originally in the Middle East, over or consisting of the ruins of ancient settlements.
(form of)


  • tellingit: (rakennus)telineet

  • tellu: televisio


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baseball, goodwill, rock and roll

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telkkari, telkku, telkkä, telkänpönttö, tellinki, telluuri