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kanootti

FinnishEdit

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A canoe
A kayak

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish canoa through French canot (Canadian French) and Swedish kanot.[1]

NounEdit

kanootti

  1. canoe
  2. kayak

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The Finnish word kanootti may refer both to kayak and canoe, or to other similar light boat. For the sake of clarity, eskimokanootti or kajakki may be used of a kayak and intiaanikanootti, inkkarikanootti, avokanootti and kanadalaiskanootti for a canoe.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.

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