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sataa äkäisiä ämmiä äkeet selässä

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Finnish

Etymology

Literal meaning: "to rain angry hags with harrows on their back". The point is probably in the funny sounding alliteration.

Verb

sataa äkäisiä ämmiä äkeet selässä

  1. (idiomatic) rain cats and dogs (to rain very heavily)

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