EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Germanic language, compare skrá.

NounEdit

raha (genitive raha, partitive raha)

  1. money

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


FinnishEdit

(index ra)

EtymologyEdit

From a Germanic language, compare skrá. Originally, this meant the fur of squirrel, since that was a payment instrument before bills and coins were introduced.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

raha

  1. money (see the usage notes below)
  2. (obsolete) squirrel pelt

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • When speaking of money in general, one uses the singular form raha, but when speaking of a certain amount of money as a whole, one uses the plural form rahat. The distinction is often translated into English by the usage of the definite article.
Toisinaan arvostamme rahaa aivan liikaa.
At times, we value money way too much.
Mihin aiot käyttää rahat?
What are you going to spend the money on?
Minulla ei ole rahaa.
I'm out of money.

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Last modified on 27 February 2014, at 03:00