hioa

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Etymology[edit]

Cognates include Northern Saami sadjit (to hone, file)[1], Skolt Saami sââjjad (to hone, grind, file)[2], Moksha шовамс (šovams, to hone, file, grind)[3] and Eastern Mari шумем (šumem, to sharpen, hone)[4].[5]

Verb[edit]

hioa

  1. (transitive) To make smoother: grind, whet, hone
  2. (transitive) To make sharper: grind, sharpen
  3. (transitive) To sand
  4. (transitive) To polish, hone, refine (plan, skill, etc.)
    Täytyy hioa suunnitelmaa sen verran tarkkaan, että se menee läpi missä vaan.
    Gotta polish off the plan good to some extent so that it'll work anywhere.
  5. (transitive) To cut, facet (a gem)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Álgu databse: Word data: sadjit
  2. ^ Álgu databse: Word data: sââjjad
  3. ^ Álgu database: Word data: шовамс
  4. ^ Álgu database: Word data шумем
  5. ^ Álgu database: Word family data: hioa