Tellervo

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly simply formed by rhyming with Pellervo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtelːerʋo]
  • Hyphenation: Tel‧ler‧vo

Proper noun[edit]

Tellervo

  1. In Finnish mythology, a goddess of forest, wife or daughter of Tapio.
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 32:251-254:
      Tellervo, Tapion neiti, / Metsän tyttö tylleröinen, / Utupaita, hienohelma, / Hivus keltainen, korea.
      Tellervo, maid of Tapio, / Roly-poly pretty maiden, / Lovely with your hair so yellow, / Gauzy-smocked and elegant-skirted.
  2. A female given name.

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