hurskas

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Germanic loan, from Proto-Germanic *hurskaz.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhurskɑs]
  • Hyphenation: hurs‧kas

Adjective[edit]

hurskas  (comparative hurskaampi, superlative hurskain)

  1. pious
  2. (archaic) wise, deliberate

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.