kanootti

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Finnish[edit]

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A canoe
A kayak

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish canoa through French canot (Canadian French) and Swedish kanot.[1]

Noun[edit]

kanootti

  1. canoe
  2. kayak

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The Finnish word kanootti may refer both to kayak and canoe, or to other similar light boat. For the sake of clarity, eskimokanootti or kajakki may be used of a kayak and intiaanikanootti, inkkarikanootti, avokanootti and kanadalaiskanootti for a canoe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.

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