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maailma

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Finnish

Etymology

Ancient compound of maa (earth, ground) and ilma (air), appearing in several language related to Finnish, cf. Estonian maailm.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈmɑːˌilmɑ]
  • Hyphenation: maa·il·ma

Noun

maailma

  1. The Earth.
  2. A world.
  3. A celestial body (esp. a planet).
  4. The universe.
  5. An individual or group perspective or social setting.

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