kumpu

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Finnish[edit]

(index ku)

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Uralic *kumpa (wave), whence also eg. Hungarian hab (foam). Germanic origin is also possible, compare Proto-Germanic *humpaz (whence English hump).

Noun[edit]

kumpu

  1. A hummock, hillock (small natural elevation of earth, generally smaller than kukkula (hill), larger than kumpare (knoll)).
  2. A mound (small, rounded, artificial elevation of earth).

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