See also: Sauna

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Finnish sauna. Doublet of stack.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɔː.nə/, (respecting Finnish pronunciation) /ˈsaʊ.nə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːnə

NounEdit

sauna (plural saunas)

  1. A room or a house designed for heat sessions.
    The hotel has a sauna in the basement.
  2. The act of using a sauna.
    John had a sauna after his swim.
  3. A public sauna.
  4. In some countries, a business with bath-like facilities that is actually a brothel or a place for (non-commercial) sexual encounters; a bathhouse.

SynonymsEdit

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TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

sauna (third-person singular simple present saunas, present participle saunaing, simple past and past participle saunaed)

  1. To use a sauna.

TranslationsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Finnish sauna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sauna f (plural saunes)

  1. sauna

Further readingEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Finnish sauna, from Proto-Finnic *sakna.

NounEdit

sauna f

  1. sauna

DeclensionEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Finnish sauna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sauna m (plural sauna's, diminutive saunaatje n)

  1. sauna
    • 1926 January 26, "Lezing te Amsterdam van den heer Schuiling over Finland", Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant (evening edition, D), page 2.
      Een deel der talrijke lichtbeelden had betrekking op Lönnrot en zijn beroemde Kalewala, en in verband daarmede kreeg de Sauna (badhuis) een beurt.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (often diminutive) a session in a sauna

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EstonianEdit

NounEdit

sauna

  1. genitive/partitive/illative singular of saun

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Finnish sauna, from Proto-Finnic *sakna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sauna f (genitive singular saunu, plural saunur)

  1. sauna

DeclensionEdit

Declension of sauna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative sauna saunan saunur saunurnar
accusative saunu saununa saunur saunurnar
dative saunu saununi saunum saununum
genitive saunu saununnar sauna saunanna

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *sakna, borrowed from early Proto-Germanic *stakna- (later *stakkaz, whence English stack). Cognates include Estonian saun, Karelian soakna. Older sense "winter dwelling, a pit dug into snow for temporary shelter", compare Northern Sami suovdnji (pit dug in snow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑu̯nɑ/, [ˈs̠ɑu̯nɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑunɑ
  • Syllabification: sau‧na

NounEdit

sauna

 
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  1. sauna
    Jos ei viina, terva ja sauna auta, niin tauti on kuolemaksi. (Finnish saying)
    An illness will kill you if booze, tar and sauna won't heal it.
  2. Any bath where sweating is part of the bathing process.
    turkkilainen sauna
    Turkish bath

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of sauna (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative sauna saunat
genitive saunan saunojen
partitive saunaa saunoja
illative saunaan saunoihin
singular plural
nominative sauna saunat
accusative nom. sauna saunat
gen. saunan
genitive saunan saunojen
saunainrare
partitive saunaa saunoja
inessive saunassa saunoissa
elative saunasta saunoista
illative saunaan saunoihin
adessive saunalla saunoilla
ablative saunalta saunoilta
allative saunalle saunoille
essive saunana saunoina
translative saunaksi saunoiksi
instructive saunoin
abessive saunatta saunoitta
comitative saunoineen
Possessive forms of sauna (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person saunani saunamme
2nd person saunasi saunanne
3rd person saunansa

Derived termsEdit

CompoundsEdit

MeronymsEdit

Basic sauna vocabulary:

DescendantsEdit

  • English: sauna
  • German: Sauna
  • Norwegian Bokmål: sauna
  • Russian: са́уна (sáuna) (see there for further descendants)

AnagramsEdit


HausaEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sáu.nàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [sáu.nàː]

NounEdit

saunā̀ m or f (plural saunōnī, possessed form saunàn)

  1. fool, incompetent person

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

sauna

  1. bath-house

ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sauna f (plural saune)

  1. sauna

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AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

sauna

  1. Rōmaji transcription of サウナ

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Finnish sauna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sauna f

  1. sauna

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • sauna in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaw.nɐ/, [ˈsaʊ̯.nɐ]

  • Hyphenation: sau‧na
  • Rhymes: -awnɐ

NounEdit

sauna f (plural saunas)

  1. sauna (room or a house designed for heat sessions)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Finnish sauna.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sâuna/
  • Hyphenation: sa‧u‧na

NounEdit

sȁuna f (Cyrillic spelling са̏уна)

  1. sauna

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sauna” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Further readingEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Finnish sauna, from Proto-Finnic *sakna.

NounEdit

sauna f (genitive singular sauny, nominative plural sauny, genitive plural sáun, declension pattern of žena)

  1. sauna

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • sauna in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Finnish sauna.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsauna/, [ˈsau̯.na]

NounEdit

sauna f (plural saunas)

  1. sauna

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


VoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Finnish sauna, from Proto-Finnic *sakna.

NounEdit

sauna (genitive saunaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. sauna

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

ReferencesEdit

  • "sauna" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat