FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *hiljada, the partitive singular of *hilja (whence dialectal hilja).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhiljɑː/, [ˈhiljɑː]
  • Rhymes: -iljɑː
  • Syllabification(key): hil‧jaa

AdverbEdit

hiljaa (comparative hiljempaa, no superlative)

  1. quietly, quiet, silently
  2. slowly

InterjectionEdit

hiljaa

  1. quiet! silence!

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AdjectiveEdit

hiljaa

  1. Partitive singular form of hilja.

IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *hiljada. Cognates include Finnish hiljaa and Estonian hilja.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hiljaa

  1. quietly

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 61