kirjasto

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kirja (book) +‎ -sto

Noun[edit]

kirjasto

  1. library (institution)
  2. library (collection of books)
  3. public library

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Usage notes[edit]

Usually the word kirjasto used alone refers to a public library unless it's clear from the context that a private library is meant. If it's necessary to clarify, the terms yleinen kirjasto (public library) and yksityiskirjasto (private library) may be used.

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