avain

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Finnish[edit]

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From avata +‎ -in. Compare Karelian avain, Veps avadim.

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avain

  1. key
  2. code (set of rules for converting information)
  3. (music) clef, used especially in compound terms

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Etymology[edit]

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Compare Finnish avain.

Noun[edit]

avain (genitive avaimen, partitive avaindu)

  1. key