ihminen

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Earlier spelling was inhiminen, compare inhimillinen. Possibly ihme plus -inen.

Unknown origin, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *ǵnh₁- "kin", (see laryngeal theory). Cognate to Estonian inimene and Karelian ihmini, old Finnish inehmo.

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NounEdit

ihminen

  1. A human being.
  2. A person.
  3. As a former part of compound (as the stem ihmis-) signifying human.

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Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 04:43