käppä

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *käppä, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *käppä (paw, hand) [1]. Cognate with Estonian käpp (paw) and Karelian käppy, käppä (bird's foot).[2]

Noun[edit]

käppä

  1. (archaic) A paw.[3]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened and modified from käsijarru (handbrake).

Noun[edit]

käppä

  1. (slang) handbrake
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004-2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.
  2. ^ Karjalan kielen sanakirja, Helsinki 1974, ISBN 951-9019-11-1
  3. ^ Suomen kielen etymologinen sanakirja, Helsinki 1958, ISBN 951-9019-14-6

Karelian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

käppä (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. (anatomy) bird's foot