hiljaa

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Finnish[edit]

(index hi)

Etymology[edit]

From the stem hilja-. Probably a loan from Proto-Germanic *siljaną and akin to Gothic ana-silan (ana-silan) and English silent.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈç̞iljɑː]
  • Hyphenation: hil‧jaa

Adverb[edit]

hiljaa

  1. quietly, quiet, silently
  2. slowly

See also[edit]