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ranta

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Finnish

Etymology

From a Germanic language, compare strand.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈrɑn̪t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑntɑ
  • Hyphenation: ran‧ta

Noun

ranta

  1. The border of a body of water and land in general, a shore.
  2. A beach, as a sandy shore.
    Mennään rannalle! = Let's go to the beach!
  3. A bank of a river.
    Esihistoriallisena aikana suomalais-ugrilaiset kansat asuttivat Volgan rantoja. = In the prehistoric age the Finno-Ugric people inhabited the banks of the river Volga.
  4. (rarely) A strand.

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