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puhdas

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Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *puHtos (clean)Proto-Indo-European *pewH.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈpuxdɑs]
  • Hyphenation: puh·das

Adjective

puhdas (comparative puhtaampi, superlative puhtain)

  1. clean
  2. clear (not obscured)
  3. pure

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References

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa: Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja, WSOY, 2005.

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