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navetta

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier *nauðetta through an Eastern Finnish dialect. Loaned early on to Western Finnish as well, having been attested in literature in its modern shape already since Agricola. Originally a derivative of nauta, with a suffix of unclear identity and origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: na‧vet‧ta
  • Rhymes: -etːɑ
  • IPA(key): /ˈnɑʋetːɑ/

NounEdit

navetta

  1. A cowshed, designed and built for keeping animals, especially cows.
  2. A cattle shed.

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

animal shelters

other buildings that may be called "barn" in English

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

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

navetta

  1. third-person singular past historic of navetter

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

navetta f (plural navette)

  1. shuttle (all senses)

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