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paita

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See also päitä

Basque

Noun

paita

  1. duck

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈpɑit̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑitɑ
  • Hyphenation: pai·ta

Etymology 1

Maybe from a Germanic language, compare Old High German pheit and Gothic paida. Alternatively, the Finnish word existed earlier and Gothic borrowed the word from Finnish. The second opinion is weakened by the fact that a similar word exists in Greek.

Noun

paita (stem pai-*)

  1. shirt

Etymology 2

Noun

paita

  1. Partitive singular form of pai.

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