Untamo

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Etymology[edit]

Short form of Untamoinen, the uncle of Kullervo in the Kalevala.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈuntɑmo/
  • Hyphenation: Un‧ta‧mo
  • Rhymes: -ɑmo

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Untamo

  1. A male given name.
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 31:19-24:
      Untamoinen verkot laski / Kalervon kalavetehen; / Kalervoinen verkot katsoi, / Kalat konttihin kokosi. / Untamo, utala miesi, / Sepä suuttui ja vihastui.
      Untamoinen sank his fish-nets / Into Kalervo's fish-waters. / Seeing the nets all filled with fish / Kalervo just simply took them, / In his creel he stowed his own. / Then quick-tempered Untamoinen / Raged and ranted in his anger, /

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