kaira

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɑirɑ]
  • Hyphenation: kai‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from Old Norse geirr (spear) or geiri (spear)[1].

Noun[edit]

kaira

  1. An auger (carpenter's tool for boring holes).
  2. Short for jääkaira.
  3. A core drill (device for boring a cylindrical sample out of solid material).
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Etymology 2[edit]

From a Sami language, compare Northern Sami skáidi (land between rivers, cape)[2]

Noun[edit]

kaira

  1. (dialect) large forested wilderness between rivers
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Álgu database: word family kaira "drill, auger"
  2. ^ Álgu database: word family kaira "land between rivers"