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ootellaan - how to translate?

Posted: 2014-09-28, 10:05
by SmotritelTerve
How to translate ootellaan ?

The phrase:

- Isä on vähän myöhässä.
- No, ootellaan.
- Hei, tuolla se on !

Re: ootellaan - how to translate?

Posted: 2014-09-28, 13:54
by Virankannos
ootellaan = odotellaan : odotella 'to wait (for some time, frequently/continuously)' (< odottaa 'to wait')

Translation:
- Father is a bit late.
- Well, let's wait for while.
- Hey, there he is!