harja

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See also: härja

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Baltic language, compare Lithuanian šerys. Related to Estonian hari.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

harja

  1. brush (implement consisting of multiple bristles or other filaments)
  2. brush (piece of conductive material, serving to maintain electrical contact between the stationary and rotating parts of a machine)
  3. mane (longer hair growth e.g. on back of neck of a horse or around head of a male lion)
  4. crest (tuft, or other excrescence or natural ornament, growing on an animal's head)
  5. crest (upper curve of a horse's neck)
  6. crest (ridge or top of a wave)
  7. crest, chine (summit of a hill or mountain ridge)
  8. arête (sharp edge of a mountain ridge)
  9. (curling) broom, sweeper (implement with which players sweep the ice to make a stone travel further)

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (brush, as implement): suka
  • (fleshy growth): heltta (a flexible one, such)

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