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lanta

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EtymologyEdit

From French lent.

AdjectiveEdit

lanta (accusative singular lantan, plural lantaj, accusative plural lantajn)

  1. (chiefly poetic) slow

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FinnishEdit

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(index la)

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: lan‧ta

Etymology 1Edit

Variant of lansi (low-lying land), possibly by backformation from dialectal lantea (fertile, of land). Semantic development has probably been through "fertile soil, material used as fertilizer". Attested since the early 18th century.

NounEdit

lanta

  1. Animal feces used as fertilizer; manure, dung.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Sami (compare e.g. Northern Sami láddi), from North Germanic (compare e.g. Swedish land).

NounEdit

lanta

  1. The parts of Finland south of Sápmi.

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ReferencesEdit

Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. ISBN 978-952-222-418-7.