ihana

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *iśa, which is usually explained as a loanword from Proto-Indo-Iranian *i(s)tsā. Derived from the stem iha, from which also the verbs ihastua (to be delighted) and ihailla (to adore) have been derived. Cognates include Karelian ihastuo, Veps ihastuda, Votic ihassua and Estonian iha.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧ha‧na
  • IPA(key): [ˈiɦɑnɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnɑ

Adjective[edit]

ihana  (comparative ihanampi, superlative ihanin)

  1. wonderful, marvellous, marvelous
  2. lovely, adorable
  3. fabulous, fantastic

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Substrata Uralica. Studies on Finno-Ugrian Substrate in Northern Russian Dialects.