kasvaa

FinnishEdit

(index ka)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kasvadak. Possibly an ancient loan from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewks- (from *h₂ewg- (to grow)), with regular metathesis from *kawsa-. Cognate with Estonian kasvama, Livonian ka'zzõ, Votic kazvaa, Erzya касомс (kasoms).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑsvɑː(ʔ)/
  • Rhymes: rasvaa
  • Hyphenation: kas‧vaa

VerbEdit

kasvaa (intransitive)

  1. to grow
  2. ~ aikuiseksi: to grow up
  3. to increase, increment
  4. to wax (of the Moon)

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑsvɑː/
  • Rhymes: rasvaa
  • Hyphenation: kas‧vaa

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Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 14:54