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Estonian

Etymology

From Proto-Uralic *kuŋe. Cognates include Finnish kuu and Hungarian hold.

Noun

kuu (genitive singular kuu)

  1. moon
  2. month

Declension


Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: kuu
  • Rhymes: -uː
  • IPA: [kuː]

Etymology 1

From Proto-Uralic *kuŋe. Cognates include Estonian kuu and Hungarian hold.

Noun

kuu (stem ku-*)

  1. A moon, satellite (of planet).
  2. A month.
Declension
Synonyms
Derived terms
Compounds
The months
Others

Etymology 2

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *kuje.

Noun

kuu (stem ku-*)

  1. (dialectal) Animal fat, tallow, especially in reindeer.

References

Koivulehto, Jorma: Pinta ja rasva, Virittäjä 1986, 164-177.

Etymology 3

Noun

kuu (stem ku-*)

  1. The letter Q, q.
Declension

Karelian

Etymology

  • Same as Estonian kuu.

Noun

kuu

  1. moon

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