keskikaista

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

keski- (middle) +‎ kaista (lane)

Noun[edit]

keskikaista

  1. central reservation, reservation (UK); median, median strip (US) (strip of land that separates opposite directions on a divided highway)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • middle lane is a "false friend": in English it refers to the most central or one of the most central ones of the parallel lanes on a highway which has three or more lanes to same direction. In Finnish the corresponding term would be keskimmäinen kaista.