kiinnelaina

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kiinne-, derived from kiinnittää (to fasten, fix) + laina (loan)

Noun[edit]

kiinnelaina

  1. mortgage, mortgage loan, mortgage credit (form of secured loan in which fixed property is used as collateral)

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Usage notes[edit]

Majority of mortgages are taken to finance purchasing of residential property, in which case they are usually called asuntolaina in Finnish.