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Estonian

Etymology

From a Germanic language, compare skrá.

Noun

raha

  1. money

Finnish

(index ra)

Etymology

From a Germanic language, compare skrá. Originally, this meant the fur of squirrel, since that was a payment instrument before bills and coins were introduced.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: ['rɑɦɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑɦɑ
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ha

Noun

raha

  1. Money (see the usage notes below).
  2. (obsolete) Fur of squirrel.

Declension

Usage notes

  • When speaking of money in general, one uses the singular form raha, but when speaking of a certain amount of money as a whole, one uses the plural form rahat. The distinction is often translated into English by the usage of the definite article.
Toisinaan arvostamme rahaa aivan liikaa.
At times, we value money way too much.
Mihin aiot käyttää rahat?
What are you going to spend the money on?
Minulla ei ole rahaa.
I'm out of money.

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