etelänsatakieli

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

etelän +‎ satakieli

Noun[edit]

etelänsatakieli

  1. A nightingale, common nightingale or rufous nightingale, Luscinia megarhynchos.

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Usage notes[edit]

"Nightingale" is often translated into Finnish as satakieli. This is an error, since the bird called nightingale in English is a southern species and does not normally appear in Finland. The bird called satakieli in Finland is a thrush nightingale in English.

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