mätäkuu

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Etymology[edit]

From mätä (rot) +‎ kuu (month), a calque of Swedish rötmånad (rot month), from Danish, from Middle Low German rodendage (dog days). The Middle Low German word rode (dog) was mistranslated into Danish as roden (rot).

Noun[edit]

mätäkuu

  1. dog days

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