kylä

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See also: kyla, kýla, and Kyla

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *külä, which is from Proto-Uralic *kilä (*külä), which meant dwelling. Cognates meaning "village" are found throughout Baltic-Finnic (e.g. Estonian küla); others include Northern Sami gallet (to visit) (compare kyläillä), and Mansi кол (kol, house).

Noun[edit]

kylä

  1. village
  2. (idiomatic) Any private place, typically someone else's home, which one is visiting; used in this context mainly with verbs olla (to be) (kylässä), mennä (to go) (kylään), tulla (to come) (kylästä). In English, e.g. verbs to visit or see may be used as equivalent to this structure.
    Milloin aiot tulla meille kylään?
    When do you plan to visit us?
    Isä odotti Oskua kylään.
    Father expected Osku for a visit.

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Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *külä, which is from Proto-Uralic *kilä, *külä (dwelling).

Noun[edit]

kylä (genitive kylän, partitive kyliä)

  1. village