See also: lahi and Lahi

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *lähe- (compare Estonian läheda (adjective), Livonian ležgõl (adverb), Livvi ľähekkäh (adverb) and Votic lʹähe (adverb)), probably from Proto-Uralic *läse (compare Eastern Mari лишне (lišne), Tundra Nenets ет’ and possibly Hungarian le-).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlæhi-/, [ˈlæɦi-]

PrefixEdit

lähi- (comparative lähempi, superlative lähin)

  1. near, close
    lähitulevaisuusnear future

InflectionEdit

  • There is also a comparative lähempi and superlative lähin.
  • The cases of lähi- serve in Finnish only as adverbs.

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish lähi-.

PrefixEdit

lähi-

  1. close, near

Derived termsEdit

Category Veps terms prefixed with lähi- not found