inhimillinen

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Finnish[edit]

(index in)

Etymology[edit]

From the same root as ihminen, which was spelled inhiminen in the 16th century.[1] Compare inehmo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈinç̞imilːinen]
  • Hyphenation: in‧hi‧mil‧li‧nen

Adjective[edit]

inhimillinen (comparative inhimillisempi, superlative inhimillisin)

  1. human
    Erehtyminen on inhimillistä.
    To err is human.
  2. humane
    Turvapaikanhakija ansaitsee inhimillisen kohtelun.
    An asylum seeker deserves humane treatment.

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References[edit]

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