kiuas

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Etymology[edit]

An obscured derivation from kivi + kasa ("pile of stones") or from kivi + kota ("stone building", according to the original sense of "kota").[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkiuwːɑs]
  • Hyphenation: kiu‧as

Noun[edit]

kiuas

  1. A sauna stove, traditionally a wood-burning stove; more commonly called a "sauna heater", especially when electric. It is covered with stones on which water is thrown in order to produce steam.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaisa Häkkinen, Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja

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