leipä

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Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: lei‧pä
  • IPA(key): /ˈleipæ/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃 (hlaifs), from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz. Cognate with Russian хлеб (xleb, bread), Estonian leib (bread).

Noun[edit]

leipä

  1. (uncountable) bread (foodstuff)
  2. (countable) any variety of bread
  3. (countable) loaf of bread
  4. (uncountable) living, livelihood, meal ticket (something that provides income)
  5. (countable) in the game of ducks and drakes, an individual jump of the stone from the surface of the water, see heittää leipiä (to play ducks and drakes)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

leipä

  1. lei + the suffix -pä.

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃 (hlaifs), from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz.

Noun[edit]

leipä (genitive leivän, partitive leippää)

  1. bread

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Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃 (hlaifs), from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz.

Noun[edit]

leipä (genitive leivä, partitive leipää)

  1. bread

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