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Jumala

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From Proto-Uralic *juma (“sky”; “god”), cognate with Baltic *Jumala, Latgalian Jumala (goddess of harvest and fertility). First attested in 1026 in a description of St. Olaf's journey to Karelia, in which it appears in the form Jómali, referring to a holy statue, possibly of the sky god of the pagan Finns.

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Jumala

  1. (Christianity) God.

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