käpsä

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *kipsV (*küpsV, *käpsä), originally meant the skin from the paw of an animal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

käpsä

  1. (archaic) A paw of a hare.
  2. (archaic) A roasted leg of lamb.
  3. (archaic) A pilferer.

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References[edit]

  • Suomen kielen etymologinen sanakirja, Helsinki 1958