pyhä

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Germanic language, compare German weihen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpyɦæ]
  • Hyphenation: py‧hä

AdjectiveEdit

pyhä (comparative pyhempi, superlative pyhin)

  1. holy, sacred
    pyhä sota = holy war
    pyhät kirjoitukset = sacred writings, Holy Writ
  2. when capitalized, Saint
    Pyhä Yrjö = Saint George
  3. when used as modifier in compound term (pyhä-), Sunday, dominical, Sunday-go-to-meeting, holy etc.

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NounEdit

pyhä

  1. holiday

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • pyhäinen
  • pyhäisin
  • pyhällinen
CompoundsEdit
  • arkipyhä
  • joulunpyhä
  • juhannuspyhä
  • juhlapyhä
  • kaksoispyhä
  • kirkkopyhä
  • pyhäaamu
  • pyhäaatto
  • pyhäilta
  • pyhäkoulu
  • pyhänseutu

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Last modified on 24 February 2014, at 03:57