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aurinko

See also: Aurinko

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From western dialects of Finnish, known from written sources since 1500's. Earlier origin unknown, although possibly from Baltic languages (see: Lithuanian 'aušrà' (dawn)). Other Uralic languages mostly use words related to Finnish päivä (day) and kajo (shimmer, gleam) to denote "sun". See: Estonian: päike and Enets: kaija.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑuriŋko̞]
  • Hyphenation: au‧rin‧ko

NounEdit

aurinko

  1. The Sun.
  2. A sun.
  3. As a modifier in compound terms (in nominative or genitive singular) signifies solar, sun- or helio-.

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