Urmas

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literary coinage, transferred from place names in early 20th century Finnish and Estonian literature. Also interpreted as urm, dialectal Estonian word for "catkin" and "frost".

Proper noun[edit]

Urmas

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Estonia the middle of the 20th century.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literary coinage from a rare Finnish (and Estonian) place name of uncertain meaning, first used as a given name in 1908 by Johannes Linnankoski.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈurmɑs/
  • Hyphenation: Ur‧mas

Proper noun[edit]

Urmas

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Has remained rare in Finland.

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