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kirja

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Finnish

(index ki)

Etymology

  • Earlier, kirja meant something like "carved mark/decoration"[1] and some derived terms get their meaning from the former sense. The Estonian cognate kiri means "letter (to be sent)".

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: kir·ja
  • IPA: [ˈkirjɑ]

Noun

kirja (stem kirj-*)

  1. book.
  2. chapter in the Bible or another book.

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References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ Hakulinen, Lauri, Kaksi käännöslainaa (Two loan translations) in Nykysuomen rakenne ja kehitys 2 (Structure and development of modern Finnish 2), 287—295, Pieksämäki 1984.

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