kasvaa

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Finnish[edit]

(index ka)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kasvadak. Possibly an ancient loan from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewks- (from *h₂ewg- (to grow)), with regular metathesis from *kawsa-. Cognate with Estonian kasvama, Latvian ka'zzõ, Votic kazvaa, Erzya касомс (kasoms).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑsvɑː(ʔ)/
  • Rhymes: rasvaa
  • Hyphenation: kas‧vaa

Verb[edit]

kasvaa (intransitive)

  1. to grow
  2. ~ aikuiseksi: to grow up
  3. to increase, increment
  4. to wax (of the Moon)

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