juuri

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See also: juuret

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *juuri. Possibly a cognate of Hungarian gyökér.

Noun[edit]

juuri

  1. root (of a plant, hair, tooth etc.)
  2. short of taikinajuuri (starter dough)
  3. (mathematics) root
  4. (analysis) a zero of a function
  5. (figuratively) cause
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Verb[edit]

juuri

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of juuria.
  2. Indicative present connegative form of juuria.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present form of juuria.
  4. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of juuria.

Adverb[edit]

juuri (not comparable -)

  1. just
    juuri niin
    just right
  2. exactly, precisely
    Hän tuli juuri oikeaan aikaan.
    He came at the exactly right time.
  3. right
    juuri nyt
    right now
  4. barely, narrowly, only just (in the phrase juuri ja juuri)

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Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *juuri.

Noun[edit]

juuri

  1. root