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karja

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Finnic *karja, suspected to be a loan from Proto-Germanic *harjaz. Cognate to Estonian kari, Livonian kōra, and possibly Swedish här.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

karja

  1. cattle (domesticated bovine animals); sometimes with a specifier: nautakarja, lehmikarja
  2. other domesticated animals kept for food; in this sense usually with a specifier: siipikarja, porokarja etc.
  3. stock, livestock (farm animals; animals domesticated for cultivation collectively)
  4. (rare) herd, flock
    Sata teertä yhdessä karjassa.
    One hundred grouses in one flock.
  5. (figuratively) wild animals used for food
    veden karja = the fish
    metsän karja, Tapion karja = the game

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HungarianEdit

NounEdit

karja

  1. possessive third-person singular (single possession) of kar

VoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

karja (genitive karjaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. pasture

InflectionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • "karja" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat