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varvas

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

varvas (genitive varba, partitive varvast)

  1. toe

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

(index va)

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from varpa (twig), which is also the origin of varpu. Ingrian, Estonian and Karelian languages have the exact same word. Cognates include Veps barbas, Votic varvaz and Livonian varbāz.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʋɑrʋɑs]
  • Hyphenation: var‧vas

NounEdit

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varvas

  1. toe

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Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.