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kymmenys

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A haplological contraction of kymmen +‎ -nnys, with a dialectal variant of the fraction suffix -nnes. Original meaning "tenth".

NounEdit

kymmenys

  1. tithe (tax collected for clergy)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Hakulinen, Lauri. 1941–2000. Suomen kielen rakenne ja kehitys ('The Structure and Development of the Finnish Language'). Helsinki: Otava/Helsingin yliopisto.